The Online Otto Dix Project

A German Artist and Print Maker

Stormtroops advancing under a gas attack
Sturmtruppe geht unter Gas vor

Year: 1924

Description: The scene is other worldly as gas clouds the atmosphere. Their features are obscured by masks and their fingers are curled like claws. These are men who will kill by any means. But are they men?

Provenance: Der Krieg; #12
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