Auction 1120, Photography, 30.11.2018, 14:00, Cologne Lot 23

August Sander, Winter im Stadtwald

August Sander, Winter im Stadtwald, 1930s, Auction 1120 Lot 23

August Sander

Herdorf 1876 - 1964 Cologne

Winter im Stadtwald


Gelatin silver print on Agfa-Brovira paper, printed before 1953. 27.8 x 22.2 cm. Photographer's blindstamp lower right. Bordered in black ink. Mounted to original card, titled in an unknown hand in pencil on the mount lower left. Typewritten title 'August Sander: Köln wie es war' on a label affixed to the reverse of the mount. - The lower left corner professionally retouched.

This and the previous print (lot 22) were part of a portfolio which was a gift by August Sander to the mayor of Cologne Robert Görlinger in 1953 on occasion of his 65th anniversary.

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