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Appell der Zurückgekehrten (Roll Call of the Returning Troops), plate 49 from the portfolio Der Krieg (The War)

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Otto Dix, Appell der Zurückgekehrten (Roll Call of the Returning Troops), plate 49 from the portfolio Der Krieg (The War), 1924, etching and aquatint on paper, Museum Purchase: Helen Thurston Ayer Fund, © unknown, research required, 46.52

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Title

Appell der Zurückgekehrten (Roll Call of the Returning Troops), plate 49 from the portfolio Der Krieg (The War)

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display title: Appell der Zurückgekehrten (Roll Call of the Returning Troops), plate 49 from the series Der Krieg (The War)

original language: Appell der Zurückgekehrten

portfolio (original language): Der Krieg

portolfio (translated): The War

series (original language): Der Krieg

translated: Roll Call of the Returning Troops

translated: War

Artist

Otto Dix (German, 1891-1969)

Date

1924

Medium

etching and aquatint on paper

Edition

48/70

Dimensions (H x W x D)

plate: 7 1/2 in x 11 1/8 in; sheet: 13 7/8 in x 18 3/4 in

Inscriptions & Markings

numbered: 46/70, graphite, lower left

inscription: IX, graphite, bottom center

signature/maker's mark: DIX, graphite, lower right below image

inscription: 4652 / 19 Apell der Zuruckgekehrten, graphite, bottom left

Collection Area

Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Object Type

intaglio print

Culture

German

Credit Line

Museum Purchase: Helen Thurston Ayer Fund

Accession Number

46.52

Copyright

© unknown, research required

Terms

aquatint

etching

intaglio printing

intaglio prints

paper

wars

World War I (1914-1918)

world wars

Description

As German casualties mounted, the nation was compelled to recruit soldiers previously considered unfit for duty. Young boys, old men, and wounded soldiers filled in the ranks. In this etching, the returning troops are a motley assortment of men hardly fit for battle.

History
Exhibitions

1991 Inner Visions: German Prints from the Age of Expressionism Portland Art Museum; The Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum; Duke University Museum of Art; Kalamazoo Institute of Arts; Tacoma Art Museum

2006 From Anxiety to Ecstasy: Themes in German Expressionist Prints Portland Art Museum

2014 This is War! Graphic Arts from the Great War Portland Art Museum

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