The Online Otto Dix Project

A German Artist and Print Maker

Self-portrait as a Soldier
Selbstbildnis als Soldat

Year: 1914


In the first year of war, Dix painted himself twice on one piece of paper. On this side, he is depicted in hellish combat with red and white flashes and eyes wide open.

Provenance: Municipal Gallery, Stuttgart, Germany

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  • Sabrina Sohn

    I was wondering if the subject matter himself commissioned the artist to draw the doctor or not? thanks