The Online Otto Dix Project

A German Artist and Print Maker

Lover's Grave

Year: 1917

Description: In this second drawing, Dix completes his cycle of life. The soldiers are dead and tucked in their graves. Lovers embrace amid the tombs to create another generation of cannon fodder. Again Dix experiments with orphic cubism which allows him to intertwine his lovers.

Provenance: Private collection

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  • Sabrina Sohn

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