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Abgebauter Seemann

Artist:
August Sander (German, 1876–1964)
Printer:
Transmare Verlag
Date:
1928
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
23.4 x 17.1 cm (9 3/16 x 6 3/4 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
David Hunter McAlpin Fund, by exchange, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.1141.13
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Embossed on print, recto LL: "AUG. SANDER // KöLN // LINDENTHAL"; signed and inscribed in pencil on window mat/mount, recto LR: "Aug. Sander [underlined] // Cöln 1928"; inscribed in pencil on window mat/mount, recto LR: "59"; inscribed in ink on mount, verso LL: "Seemann aus Hamburg"; inscribed in red wax pencil on mount, verso LC: "132"; embossed paper label affixed to window mat/mount, verso UL: "partially cut off at upper edge] LICHTBILDNER // CöLN-LINDENTHAL // DüRENERSTR. 201"
Volker Kahmen

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "People of the 20th Century. August Sander's Photographic Portrait of Germany," May 25, 2004–September 19, 2004.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "On Photography: A Tribute to Susan Sontag," June 6, 2006–September 4, 2006.

Sander, August, and Alfred Döblin. Antlitz der Zeit: Sechzig Aufnahmen Deutscher Menschen des 20. Jahrhunderts. Munich: Transmare Verlag, 1929. no. 59.

Sander, August. August Sander, Citizens of the Twentieth Century: Portrait Photographs, 1892–1952, edited by Günther Sander. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1986. no. 408.



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