Portrait of the Journalist Sylvia Von Harden – (Otto Dix) Previous Next


Style: Expressionism

Topic: Portraits Women Famous People

Date: 1926

Size: 89 x 121 cm

Museum: Musée National d'Art Moderne (Paris, France)

Technique: Oil

A prototypical Neue Sachlichkeit portrait by German painter Otto Dix (1891-1969) depicting the journalist Sylvia von Harden, a habitue of Berlin's famed Romanisches Cafe. Dix's critical realism verges on a caricature of the Neue Frau in the Weimar Era, while his style of oil painting and attention to physical details serve to heighten the character's individuality in this fascinating image.



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