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Date: 23/08/22

"Der Triumph der Taugenichtse"

(German: "The Triumph Of The Good-for-nothing")

On the Twitter feed of the ever-estimable Philip Challinor yesterday was a re-tweet of this painting - entitled Der Triumph des Todes (The Triumph of Death) - by the twentieth-century German artist Otto Dix:

A painting 'The Triumph Of Death' by Otto Dix

So far, so Neue Sachlichkeit. But I want you to look at the detail at the bottom of the picture:

Detail from the painting 'The Triumph Of Death' by Otto Dix showing a small, grumpy baby

Does that remind you of anyone?

A photo of a scowling Boris Johnson

Just thought I'd point it out...