AUGUST SANDER (1876–1964)
Self Portrait, 1925
gelatin silver print, tipped to original mount, printed 1990 by Gerd Sander
blindstamped photographer's 'Köln–Lindenthal' credit (recto); signed and dated by Gerd Sander in pencil, dated with print date and numbered '2/12' in Archive copyright stamp, variously annotated in pencil (verso); numbered and dated in Archive stamp and affixed 'People of the Twentieth Century' label (primary mount, verso); credited, titled and dated on affixed gallery label (frame backing)
image: 10 x 712 in. (25.4 x 19 cm.)
sheet: 1018 x 758 in. (25.7 x 19.3 cm.)
primary mount: 1714 x 1314 in. (43.8 x 33.6 cm.)
secondary mount: 1758 x 1334 in. (44.7 x 34.9 cm.)
This work is number two from an edition of twelve.
August Sander, August Sander: 'In photography there are no unexplained shadows!', National Portrait Gallery, London, 1996, cover, p. 177.
Susanne Lange, August Sander 1876-1964, Taschen, Cologne, 1999, p. 2.
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