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The Procuress, 1923

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Gift of Kate Butler Petersonexpand_more  2000.242.10

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Otto Dix’s satiric images savaged Germany’s upper middle class, laying bare depravity and hypocrisy. Neither Venus nor Cupid satisfied the needs of this society; here the matchmaker is a procuress, a brothel madam.

Details
Title
The Procuress
Artist Life
1891–1969
Role
Maker
Accession Number
2000.242.10
Provenance
Kate Butler Peterson, St. Paul; given to MIA, 2000.
Catalogue Raisonne
Karsch 69 ii/ii
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