Sander, August

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Sander, August. American Photographer. Born November 17, 1876, in Herdorf am Sieg, Germany; Son of a mining carpenter; married Anna Seitenmacher, 1902 (died, 1957); children: Eric (died, 1944), Gunther, Sigrid. Education: Attended the Academy of Painting, Dresden, 1901-2. Herdorf, Germany, apprentice miner, 1889-92, coal miner, 1893-96; Jung Studio, Trier, Germany, part-time photographic assistant, 1898-99; freelance journeyman photographer, Berlin, Magdeburg, Halle, Leipzig, and Dresden, all in Germany, 1899-1900; Greif Studio, Linz, Austria, assistant photographer, 1901-02; Studio Sander and Stukenberg (photography studio), Linz, Austria, partner, 1902-04; August Sander Studio for the Pictorial Arts of Photography and Painting, Linz, Austria, director, 1904-09; Blumberg and Hermann photo studio, Cologne, Germany, manager, 1910; Studio August Sander, Cologne-Lindenthal, director, 1910-44, in Kuchhausen, Westerwald, near Cologne, 1944-64. 2002; Sander's Face of our Time published 1929: contains a 60 portraits from his series People of the 20th Century, the August Sander Archive and Susanne Lange published seven-volume collection of 650 Sander's photographs: August Sander: People of the 20th Century, Harry N. Abrams. Died April 20, 1964, Cologne.

From the description of August Sander : Artist File. (International Center of Photography). WorldCat record id: 700525889

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creatorOf Sander, August. August Sander : Artist File. International Center of Photography
creatorOf Sander, August. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Fogg Art Museum 20th-century history of photography collection, 1900-1984 (inclusive). Harvard University Art Museum
creatorOf Sander, August. Photographs [picture] / Aug. Sander. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Sander, August. View of the Rhine. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Lorant, Stefan, 1901-1997. Stefan Lorant collection, ca. 1869-1993 (bulk 1920-1992). Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Albert Renger-Patzsch papers, 1890-1980, 1924-1966 Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Stefan Lorant collection, ca. 1869-1993, 1920-1992 Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Sander, August, 1876-1964 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf SANDER, AUGUST. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
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associatedWith Lorant, Stefan, 1901-1997. person
associatedWith Renger-Patzsch, Albert person
associatedWith Sander, Gunther, 1907- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Rhine River Valley
Documentary photography
Portrait photography


Active 1869

Active 1993



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