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Otto Dix. Café Couple (Paar im Café). 1921

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Café Couple (Paar im Café)

Otto Dix (German, 1891–1969)

Watercolor and pencil on paper
20 x 16 1/8" (50.8 x 41 cm)
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Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin [1]. Karl Buchholz, Berlin; on consignment to Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York, August 18, 1937 [2]; seized by the Alien Property Custodian, New York, May , 1944; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, November 1945 [3].
[1] Artist's questionnaire, n.d., Collection files, Department of Drawings, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
[2] Inventory no. 530 (Otto Dix, Two Heads). "Objects of art owned by Karl Buchholz," Vesting order no. 3711, NARA, Washington, DC.
[3] Sale of property vested by Alien Property Custodian, lot #23.

Two Heads
Paar im Café
Café Couple

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