Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 9

Otto Dix
Evangelium nach Matthäus - Rare Book Illustrated by Otto Dix - 1960




Evangelium nach Matthäus is an original modern rare book illustrated by Otto Dix (1891 – 1969) in 1960. Published by Käte Voigt, Berlin. Deluxe original edition. Format: in 8°. 300 numbered and signed copies. The book includes 104 pages with 33 lithographs. Mint conditions. Otto Dix (1891 – 1969). Wilhelm Heinrich Otto Dix (1891 – 1969) was a German painter and printmaker, noted for his ruthless and harshly realistic depictions of German society during the Weimar Republic and the brutality of war. Along with George Grosz and Max Beckmann, he is widely considered one of the most important artists of the Neue Sachlichkeit.In the autumn of 1915 he was assigned as a non-commissioned officer of a machine-gun unit on the Western front and took part in the Battle of the Somme. In November 1917, his unit was transferred to the Eastern front until the end of hostilities with Russia, and in February 1918 he was stationed in Flanders. Back on the western front, he fought in the German Spring Offensive. He earned the Iron Cross (second class) and reached the rank of vizefeldwebel. In August of that year he was wounded in the neck, and shortly after he took pilot training lessons. When the Nazis came to power in Germany, they regarded Dix as a degenerate artist and had him sacked from his post as an art teacher at the Dresden Academy. He later moved to Lake Constance in the southwest of Germany. Dix's paintings The Trench and War Cripples were exhibited in the state-sponsored Munich 1937 exhibition of degenerate art, Entartete Kunst. War Cripples was later burned. The Trench was long thought to have been destroyed too, but there are indications the work survived until at least 1940. Its later whereabouts are unknown. It may have been looted during the confusion at the end of the war. It has been called 'perhaps the most famous picture in post-war Europe ... a masterpiece of unspeakable horror.


  • Creator
    Otto Dix (1891-1969, German)
  • Creation Year
  • Dimensions
    Height: 11.42 in. (29 cm)Width: 8.94 in. (22.7 cm)Depth: 0.4 in. (1 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    Insurance may be requested by customers as additional service, contact us for more information.
  • Gallery Location
    Roma, IT
  • Reference Number
    Seller: M-1183951stDibs: LU65037937672

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Customs Duties & Taxes May Apply.
    Ships From: Rome, Italy
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
4.9 / 5
Located in Roma, Italy
Platinum Seller
These expertly vetted sellers are 1stDibs' most experienced sellers and are rated highest by our customers.
1stDibs seller since 2017
2,744 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: 4 hours
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Oxigeno en Marte, Goya
By Salvador Dalí­
Located in La Canada Flintridge, CA
Salvador Dali (1904-1989) Etching, "Oxigeno en Marte, Goya". Signed in pencil on the lower margin and signed in the plate with "Goya" printed below the image. Numbered 200/200 in pen...

1970s Expressionist Figurative Prints



Max Beckmann Retrospective (The Saint Louis Art Museum Sept 7-Nov. 4, 1984)
By (after) Max Beckmann
Located in Missouri, MO
This is a vintage museum exhibition poster from the Max Beckmann Retrospective at the Saint Louis Art Museum, 1984.

1980s Expressionist Figurative Prints



The Guitarist, by Jean Jansem
By Jean Jansem
Located in La Canada Flintridge, CA
The Guitarist, by Jean Jansem. Litograph size 21"x28", image size 20"x26". Signed lower right with pencil. Artist proof.

Late 20th Century Folk Art Figurative Prints



Buffalo Dance (Native American Pueblo Dancers, New Mexico, Black & White, 1937)
By George Biddle
Located in Denver, CO
Original vintage 1937 signed framed lithograph print by George Biddle (1885-1973), "Buffalo Dance" depicts dancers at a Native American Pueblo in New Mexico in the 1930s in a Moderni...

1930s American Modern Figurative Prints



Jean Picart Le Doux Limited Edition 'Fabric' Lithograph of Tapestry Artist c1964
By Jean Picart Le Doux
Located in FR
Jean Picart Le Doux Limited Edition on to Fabric Lithograph of Woodcutter Tapestry c1964 Marked very well on back by the Artist Jean Picart Le Doux, 1902-1982 French Interesting Fab...

1960s French School Figurative Prints


Fabric, Lithograph

Located in New York, NY
This sophisticated lithograph was executed by the renowned visual artist Peter Eugene Ball circa 1970. Realized in black and white, it depicts a stylized classical griffon character ...

1970s Neo-Expressionist Figurative Prints



By Joan Brossa
Located in New York, NY
Lithograph on paper (Edition of 25) Signed in pencil, l.r. Numbered in pencil, l.l. This print is offered by ClampArt, located in New York City. Joan Brossa (1919-1998) was a Cata...

1980s Post-Minimalist Figurative Prints



By Joan Brossa
Located in New York, NY
Lithograph on paper (Edition of 25) Signed in pencil, l.r. Numbered in pencil, l.l. This print is offered by ClampArt, located in New York City. Joan Brossa (1919-1998) was a Cata...

1980s Post-Minimalist Figurative Prints



The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery