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Painter Heinrich Hoerle

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The german photographer August Sander documented a cross-section of his countrymen between the wars. His systematic accounting of the German people resulted in hundreds of portraits categorized by occupation and social standing. These ultimately comprised his massive book People of the Twentieth...

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Inscription

Recto, l.r., blind stamped signature in script: "August Sander". In pencil, verso, u.l.: "h. hoerle". In pencil, center verso: diagram for cropping (?); stamp in purple ink: august sander/lichtbildner/köln-lindenthal/dürenerstr 201./fernruf 42492

Provenance

Sander Gallery, Washington, D.C.; purchased February 1982.

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

© 2011 Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur - August Sander Archiv Köln / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

1928

Dimensions

Sheet/Image: 29.3 x 22.4 cm (11 9/16 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.151

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

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