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September 23, 2016 12:00 PMCalender

Otto Dix (German, 1891-1969) Coastal Cliffs, Possibly La Ciotat, France

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2930B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 23, 2016 4:00PM


Otto Dix (German, 1891-1969)

Coastal Cliffs, Possibly La Ciotat, France
Signed and dated "5Dix3" l.r., inscribed "La Ciotta [sic]" in pencil on the reverse.
Watercolor on paper, 21 3/4 x 15 in. (55.2 x 38.1 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Tack holes to the corners, minor toning, subtle rippling, remnants of brown paper tape hinges and very minor glue stains to the reverse.

Provenance: From the artist to the grandfather of the current owner, then by family descent.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

There is pale mat burn just visible in the sky. The sheet is held in place with photo corners and has a watermark "...ERS 1948."

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Otto Dix, La Ciotat, France