The Online Otto Dix Project

A German Artist and Print Maker

Shot to Pieces

Year: 1924


A man stood little chance against an entreched fifty caliber machine gun. Here a soldier is ripped nearly in half. His intestines are visible. A bullet pierced his steel helmet.

Provenance: Der Krieg; #38
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