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OTTO DIX 1891-1969
Gera 1891-1969 Singen (German)
Title: Lili, Queen of the Sky, from: Circus | Lili, die Königin der Luft, aus: Zirkus, 1922
Technique: Original Hand Signed, Titled and Numbered Etching and Drypoint on Wove Paper
Paper size: 49.5 x 35 cm. / 19.5 x 13.8 in.
Image size: 30 x 19.8 cm. / 11.8 x 7.8 in.
Additional Information: This original etching and drypoint is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Dix” at the lower right margin.
It is also inscribed with the title “Lili” in the centre of the lower margin.
Our impression is hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 50, at the lower left corner.
This work was one of the ten etchings included in the “Zirkus” [Circus] portfolio of 1922.
Another impression of this work can be found in the collection of the Tate Modern, London.
Literature: Karsch, F. (1970). Otto Dix: Das Graphische Werk. Hanover: Verlag Schmidt-Kuster
Reference: Karsch 40/II
Condition: Very good condition. The left sheet edge trimmed. Pale, unobtrusive light staining across the sheet. Remnants of hinging tape along the upper sheet edge, verso.