Otto DIX

Germany 1891 – 1969


  • Switzerland


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Die Sappenposten haben Nachts das Feuer zu unterhalten [At night, the men in the trenches have to keep firing], plate 48 from Der Krieg Description: plate 48 from the portfolio Der Krieg [War], a portfolio of 50 prints in 5 parts, plus 1 additional print
Place made: Berlin, Germany
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio etching, aquatint and drypoint, printed in black ink. Support: BSB-Maschinen-Butten
Manufacturer's Mark: BSB
Edition State: 2nd state
Impression: 1st impression
Edition: ed 58/70
Place Published: Berlin
Date Published: 1924

Edition Notes: printed by Kupferdruckerei O. Felsing, Charlottenburg, Berlin This work has 2 states, each with 2 impressions
Primary Insc: l.l.c - 58/70; l.c - VIII; l.r.c - signed in pencil by the artist
Dimensions: plate 24.4 h x 29.2 w cm sheet 35.3 h x 47.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Poynton Bequest 2003
Accession No: NGA 2003.352.48
Subject: Art style: Expressionism
Image rights: © Otto Dix. Licensed by Viscopy