August Sander

1876–1964

August Sander, ‘Young Farmers’ 1914, printed 1996
Young Farmers 1914, printed 1996
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Biography

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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Artworks

Artist as subject

August Sander August Sander

1906, printed 1990

Gunther Sander August Sander

1956, printed 1990

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