Auction 1077, Photography, 02.12.2016, 15:00, Cologne Lot 31

August Sander, Drachenfels und Rheintal (Drachenfels and the Rhine Valley)

August Sander, Drachenfels und Rheintal (Drachenfels and the Rhine Valley), Before 1935, Auction 1077 Photography, Lot 31

August Sander

Herdorf 1876 - 1964 Cologne

Drachenfels und Rheintal (Drachenfels and the Rhine Valley)

Before 1935

Vintage or early gelatin silver print on Agfa-Brovira paper. 17.4 x 22.9 cm. Photographer's blind stamp lower left. Photographer's Kuchhausen stamp on the verso.

Provenance

Estate of Inge Jansen

Literature

Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne (ed.), August Sander. Landschaften, exhib.cat. Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne, Munich et al., ill. p. 20

The vintage or early prints of landscape photographs of the Siebengebirge and of the Rhine near Königswinter (lot 31 - 33), probably photographed by August Sander in the 1930s, are from the estate of Inge Jansen (1933 ­- 2007) who worked as a trainee and assistant of Sander in Kuchhausen between 1953 and 1955.

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