August Sander

1876–1964

August Sander, 'Studien - Der Mensch [Hands of a Photographer (Gunther Sander)]' 1944, printed 1990
Studien - Der Mensch [Hands of a Photographer (Gunther Sander)] 1944, printed 1990
© Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur - August Sander Archiv, Cologne; DACS, London, 2016.
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August Sander, 'August Sander' 1906, printed 1990
August Sander
August Sander 1906, printed 1990
© Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur - August Sander Archiv, Cologne; DACS, London, 2016.

August Sander (17 November 1876 – 20 April 1964) was a German portrait and documentary photographer. Sander's first book Face of our Time (German: Antlitz der Zeit) was published in 1929. Sander has been described as "the most important German portrait photographer of the early twentieth century."

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