The Online Otto Dix Project

A German Artist and Print Maker

House Destroyed by Aerial Bombs (Tournai)
Durch Fliegerbomben zerstörtes Haus (Tournai)

Year: 1924

Description: In the First World War, air power was used to strike deep into enemy territory. The victims were often crushed by rubble. Here Dix cleaves a corner off a building in order to display the dead.

Provenance: From Der Krieg; #39
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