The Online Otto Dix Project

A German Artist and Print Maker

The Sleepers of Fort Vaux (Gas Victims)
Die Schlafenden von Fort Vaux (Gas-Tote)

Year: 1924

Description: Death by poisen gas was a terrible ordeal. It burned the lungs but left body unscathed.

Provenance: From Der Krieg; #46
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