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untitled (flooded craters)
  • Otto Dix
    born: Untermhaus, Germany (present-day Gera, Germany) ; died: Singen, Federal Republic of Germany (present-day Germany) ; active: Germany
  • untitled (flooded craters), circa 1916
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • ink, graphite
  • Object Height/Width: 237 x 323 mm
    Object Height/Width: 9 5/16 x 12 11/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Gift of Robert A. Hiller
  • Not on display
  • 2013.0098
Label Text

A landscape with a high horizon line. A series of ovals depressions in the, which we assume were caused by exploding artillery shells. Sketched in graphite in each crater is a single corpse, lying face up.