The Online Otto Dix Project

A German Artist and Print Maker

Ration Carrying near Pilkem
Essenholer bei Pilkem

Year: 1924


The men crawl through trench system with daily rations in a sachel. Hands and feet are both needed to remain low and move forward.. Thus they tote ration bags in their teeth ... like horses with a feed bag.

Provenance: Der Krieg; #43
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