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Autumn Auctions 2019

2149R

August Sander

Herdorf 1876 – 1964 Cologne

Portraits from "People of the 20th Century". 1912–32

70 Gelatin silver prints, printed by Gunther Sander 1961–63. From 40,9 × 26,9 cm to 49,7 × 39 cm. (16 ⅛ × 10 ⅝ in. until 19 ⅝ × 15 ⅜ in.) Each in the image lower left with the blindstamp: "Aug. Sander, Köln Lindenthal". Each laid down on original cardboard (approx. 59,7 x 49,3 cm), thereupon on the reverse the stamp: "printed by Gunther Sander, 19.....", therein date of the print in pencil: "61/63". Each signed, dated, titled and annotated in pencil by Gerd Sander as well as numbered in pencil by further hands. 32 original cardboards with black adhesive numbers in lower right. Unique set of large-format exhibition prints, printed in August Sander's lifetime.  [2007]

ProvenanceFormerly August Sander, Cologne

EUR 300.000 – 500.000
USD 330,000 – 549,000

Porträts aus „Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts“

Auction 311Wednesday, 27 November 2019
06:00 PM

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Complete illustrations in our brochure „August Sander – 70 Portraits“

Literature and IllustrationAugust Sander: Antlitz der Zeit. 60 Aufnahmen deutscher Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts. Munich 1929 / August Sander: Deutschenspiegel. Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts. Gütersloh 1962 / August Sander: Menschen ohne Maske. Photographien 1906–1952. Munich 1976 / Gunther Sander (ed.): August Sander. Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts. Portraitphotographien 1892–1952. Munich 1994 / Exh. cat.: August Sander. 'In der Photographie gibt es keine ungeklärten Schatten!'. Moscow, Puschkin-Museum; Tokyo, Watari-um, Museum of Contemporary Art; Bonn, Kunstmuseum, 1994/95 / Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne (ed.): August Sander. Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts. Vol. I–VII. Munich 2002 / Exh. cat.: August Sander. Verfolgte / Verfolger. Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts. Paris, Mémorial de la Shoah, 2018 / Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne (ed.): August Sander. Antlitz der Zeit. 60 Fotos Deutscher Menschen. Munich 2019

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