Bodensee – Abendrot. 1953.
Watercolor over pencil.
Lower right signed and dated. On off-white watercolor paper. 24.2 x 32.7 cm (9.5 x 12.8 in), size of sheet. [JS].
• Atmospheric depiction of Lake Constance in which Dix captured the afterglow above the lake.
• From a series of small watercolors from the early 1950s in which Dix captured the color and light atmosphere of the seasons on Lake Constance.
PROVENANCE: Private collection Southern Germany (presumably directly from the artist).
Private collection Hesse (from the above in 2009).
LITERATURE: Suse Pfäffle, Otto Dix. Werkverzeichnis der Aquarelle und Gouachen, Stuttgart 1991, no. A 1953/37 (fig.).
In good condition. Minimally discolored and unobtrusiveky sunned. With very few rubbed spots in the margin and with discolored old mounting spots in upper corners.
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