Gesehen am Steilhang von Cléry-sur-Somme (Seen in a Trench near Cléry-sur-Somme), plate 28 from a set of 50, Radierwerk VI "Der Krieg" (War)

Otto Dix, German, 1891 - 1969

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1924

Etching, drypoint and aquatint on Kupferdruck paper

23/70

Plate: 10 1/16 × 7 1/2 in. (25.5 × 19.1 cm)

Sheet: 18 3/4 × 14 in. (47.6 × 35.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Jean and Adolph Weil Jr. 1935. Fund

2013.22

Printer

Otto Felsing, Berlin

Publisher

Karl Nierendorf, Cologne and Berlin

Geography

Place Made: Germany, Europe

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Numbered, in graphite, lower left: 23/70; inscribed, in graphite, lower center: VIII; signed, in graphite, lower right: DIX

Course History

ANTH 12.3, WGST 42.5, The Ethnography of Violence, Chelsey Kivland, Fall 2013

COLT 73.4, Violence, Ayo Coly, Winter 2015

ENGL 7.47, Tales of the Avant-Gard, Andrew McCann, Winter 2019

German Club, Winter 2019

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 100, The Soul Has Bandaged Moments, Kensington Cochran, Class of 2020, Conroy Intern, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 6-May 16, 2021.

Published References

Otto Dix: das graphische Werk / herausgegeben von Florian Karsch ; eingeleitet von Hans Kinkel. Hannover : Fackelträger Verlag, ca. 1970. Barron, Stephanie, and Davis, Bruce. German Expressionist Prints and Drawings: The Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies, Volumes 1 and 2 of German Expressionist Prints & Drawings, German Expressionist Prints & Drawings, Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1989.

Provenance

Hill-Stone, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2013.

Catalogue Raisonne

Karsch 97b; Rifkind 484 28

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