Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Self-portraits
  • Otto Dix
    1891–1969
    born: Untermhaus, Germany (present-day Gera, Germany) ; died: Singen, Federal Republic of Germany (present-day Germany) ; active: Germany
  • Self-portraits, 1914
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • oil on composition board
  • Canvas/Support: 70.5 x 54.6 cm
    Canvas/Support: 27 3/4 x 21 1/2 in
    Frame Dimensions: 36 5/8 x 31 5/8 x 2 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1961.0004
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At least seven and possibly ten images of the artist's face from the most exterior and masculine to the most violently interior and psychological, including portraits feminine, demonic, and mechanistic, all masks around his name "DIX."