The Online Otto Dix Project

A German Artist and Print Maker

Dying soldier
Sterbender Soldat

Year: 1924

Description: His hair appears as a crown of thorns and life slips from his body. His body is torn to shreds and irreparable. The artist can only wait for this martyr to Imperial ambition to slip into oblivion.

Provenance: Der Krieg; #26
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