The Online Otto Dix Project

A German Artist and Print Maker

Hugo Erfurth

Year: 1922

Description: Hugo Erfurth was photographer and art dealer from Dresden. He took several photographs of Dix of the course of several years. Dix, in turn, produced several portraits of Erfurth in pen, ink and oils. Erfurth's war photos were of great help to Dix when he produced his 1924 series Der Krieg.

Provenance: Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal

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  • Sabrina Sohn

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