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Explosion
  • Otto Dix
    1891–1969
    born: Untermhaus, Germany (present-day Gera, Germany) ; died: Singen, Federal Republic of Germany (present-day Germany) ; active: Germany
  • Explosion, 1918
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • ink, wash, graphite on paper
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 38.5 x 39.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 1/8 x 15 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 38.5 x 39.5 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 1/8 x 15 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 24 x 24 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0100
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dissonant black lines and curves, evoking an explosion or figures brawling, all forming a loose circular shape. Verso marked throughout with crayon lines at right angles.