The Woodcutter,1931, by August Sander  August Sander (1876 –1964) was a German portrait and documentary photographer. He has been described as “the most important German portrait photographer of the early twentieth century.”

The by August Sander August Sander & was a German portrait and documentary photographer. He has been described as & most important German portrait photographer of the early twentieth century.

High School Student, Cologne, 1926  August Sander ph.

Man from 177 and Berliners -- High School Student, Cologne, 1926 August Sander (German, (via Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

The Museum of Modern Art has enlisted scholars and artists to take a deeper look at Sander’s ambitious effort to catalog the German people.   Quentin Bajac: “Am I wrong in seeing an almost comic and caricature-like dimension in it? Different heights, different attitudes, one serious, one smiling. … It is exactly what is called — at the theater or at the cinema — a double act, which is a vaudeville tradition of 19th century that passed to cinema in the early 20th century: In a double act…

A New Look at August Sander’s ‘People of the Twentieth Century’

August Sander. Political Prisoner. 1941-44.

Acquired through the generosity of the family of August Sander.

August Sander · Self Portrait | Self-timer · 1925

August Sander was a German portrait and documentary photographer. Sander's first book Face of our Time was published in Sander has been described as "the most important German portrait photographer of the early twentieth century.

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August Sander Gameskeeper, 8 x Silver Print Posthumous Print Printed 1990

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