The Online Otto Dix Project

A German Artist and Print Maker

Soldier's grave between the lines
Soldatengrab zwischen den Linien

Year: 1924

Description: This is the first plate from Dix's series about the Great War. It was called The War and it was modelled on Goya's The Disasters of War devoted to the Spanish War of Independence. Dix opens the series with a reflection on the First rule of battle: Young men die in war.

Provenance: Der Krieg; #1
National Gallery of Austrailia

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  • Sabrina Sohn

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