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Skit (Sketch), from the suite of ten prints, Circus (Zirkus)
Otto Dix (German, 1891–1969)
Second state of two
Platemark: 39.3 x 29.6 cm (15 1/2 x 11 5/8 in.) Sheet: 49.8 x 43 cm (19 5/8 x 16 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Drypoint on cream wove paper
Not On View
Note: the German word “Sketch” translates as “skit” (not to be confused with the English sketch).
Inscribed in the plate, l. l.: DIX. On recto, l.l. in graphite pencil, below platemark: 14/50; l.c. in graphite pencil: Sketch (in Old German script); l.r. in graphite pencil: DIX 22
Robin Garton, Garton European Prints PLC, Devizes, Wiltshire, England; 1993, sold by Garton to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 17, 1993)
Lee M. Friedman Fund
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