The Online Otto Dix Project

A German Artist and Print Maker

Parents of the Artist
Die Eltern des Künstlers II

Year: 1924


As the note behind them makes clear, Franz is now 62 and Louise is 61. Their working class status is quickly apparent, revealed by two sets of heavy hands with dirt under their nails.

Provenance: Sprengel Museum, Hanover

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  • Sabrina Sohn

    I was wondering if the subject matter himself commissioned the artist to draw the doctor or not? thanks