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OTTO DIX 1891-1969
Gera 1891-1969 Singen (German)

Title: Sketch Idea for Metropolis | Ideenskizze zu einem Großstadtbild, 1926

Technique: Coloured Pencil and Pencil Drawing on Wove Paper

Paper size: 32.4 x 43 cm. / 12.8 x 17 in.

Additional Information: This coloured pencil drawing was realised in 1926.

Provenance: Galerie Wittrock, Dusseldorf
Galerie Valentien, Stuttgart (1988).
Deutsche Bank Collection (since 1988)
This work is recorded in the archives of the Otto Dix Foundation under the indentification number Lorenz NSK 6.6.22, Ideenskizze.

Note: This sketch is part of a series of preparatory ideas for the artist’s oil painting ‘ Metropolis’ painted between 1927-28 and held in the collection of the Stuttgart Kunstmuseum.

Condition: Very good condition. Pinpoint foxing scattered across the sheet. A minor paperloss at the lower left corner.