Otto Dix - Mädchenkopf
Circa 1936 - 1941
Pencil drawing on yellowish firm drawing card 22.8 x 17.8 cm Monogrammed with signum lower right. - With drawing pin holes in the corners and in central upper margin. Weak light stain on the left; partially with small brownish stains and foxing. Minimally wavy.
The drawing belongs to the group of works recorded as "Altmeisterliche Kinderporträts - Skizzen, Sudien, Kartons" in the catalogue raisonné (cf. Lorenz IE 2.3.).
Not recorded by Lorenz
We would like to thank Ulrike Lorenz, Mannheim, for kind information confirming the authenticity. The work will be included in the catalogue raisonné of drawings and pastels by Otto Dix and is registered in the Dix-Archive under the cat. rais. no. "Lorenz IE 2.3.24".
Formerly Dr Hans Koch collection, Düsseldorf/Randegg; Succession Koch, Upper Bavaria
Exhib. cat. Remmert und Barth, Düsseldorf, Otto Dix - Bilderbuch für Hana, Düsseldorf 2016, p.125 with illus.