The Online Otto Dix Project

A German Artist and Print Maker

Wounded soldier - Autumn 1916, Bapaume
Verwundeter - Herbst 1916, Bapaume

Year: 1924

Description: Bapaume was hotly contested in 1871. In the fall of 1916, it was an Allied objective during the Battle of the Somme. In the Second World War, armies would battle there once again. Dix survived but the images of wounded men haunted him.

Provenance: Der Krieg; #6
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