The Online Otto Dix Project

A German Artist and Print Maker

The Outposts in the Trenches Must Maintain the Bombardment at Night
Die Sappenposten haben nachts das Feuer zu unterhalten

Year: 1924


Soldier are expect to maintain appearances at night. Here a squad fires into the darkness at nothing in particular. Another squad of skeletons keeps them company. 

Provenance: Der Krieg; #48
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