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Otto Dix
Snowman - Original Lithograph by O. Dix - 1948

1948

$1,366.17Asking Price

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Snowman is an original lithograph, realized by Otto Dix in 1948, Hand-signed and numbered with pencil 22/ 50, titled in German "Schneemann, (Karneval)". In excellent conditions. References: - Quoted in Maria Tatar, Lustmord: Sexual Murder in Weimar Germany, Princeton University Press, 1995, p. 77. - Dix, cited in Eva Karcher, Otto Dix, New York: Crown Publishers, 1987, p. 16. Here the artwork is representing a snowman and children with clown cloths around it playing near a tree and a man behind them looking at them. Wilhelm Heinrich Otto Dix (1891–1969), is best known for paintings and prints with anguished, exploited human figures representing the terror and drama of his time. He lived during the most difficult and disasters period of modern German history, This fed his deep-rooted interest in dark social contexts and the human types that emerge from them. As he remarked, “You have to see man in an unbridled state in order to know something about him.” most of his artworks shows showing the devastating effect of war, he said “I had the feeling that there was a dimension of reality that had not been dealt with in art: the dimension of ugliness.” This artwork is shipped from Italy. Under existing legislation, any artwork in Italy created over 70 years ago by an artist who has died requires a licence for export regardless of the work’s market price. The shipping may require additional handling days to require the licence according to the final destination of the artwork.

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  • Creator
  • Creation Year
    1948
  • Dimensions
    Height: 14.57 in. (37 cm)Width: 19.69 in. (50 cm)Depth: 0.04 in. (1 mm)
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  • Gallery Location
    Roma, IT
  • Reference Number
    Seller: M-1064051stDibs: LU65036132822

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