The Online Otto Dix Project
German Painter and Printmaker
(December 2, 1891 - July 25, 1969)
Self-Portrait with Carnation
At twenty-two Albrecht Dürer painted the Self-portrait with Carnation (1493, Louvre), probably to send to a new fiancée. At twenty-one, Dix knodded in the master's direction when he painted a similar motif.