The Online Otto Dix Project

A German Artist and Print Maker

Sailors in Antwerp
Matrosen in Antwerpen

Year: 1924


Dix often displays contempt for sailors. After a few early engagements with the British fleet, the German Navy spent most of the war in harbor. Dix's sailors are often seen whoring while the Wehrmacht suffered the nightmare of the trenches.

Provenance: Der Krieg; #32
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY

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  • Sabrina Sohn

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