Auction 988, Photography, 01.12.2011, 00:00, Cologne Lot 54

August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge

August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54
August Sander, Cologne and the Siebengebirge, 1920s/1930s, Auction 988 Photography, Lot 54

16 gelatin silver prints, printed early 1950s. From 23 x 29,3 cm to 23,4 x 29,4 cm. The prints each bordered along the edges in black Indian ink, photographer's blind stamp at lower left and photographer's stamp on the verso. Each print mounted to original cardboard 44 x 34,3 cm, thereon signed in pencil below the image at right and annotated in pencil by an assistant of the studio at lower left edge. The cardboards each with label affixed on the reverse, thereon typewritten titled August Sander: "Köln und sein Siebengebirge". Each cardboard with overlay made of cellophane affixed on left rear side. In original green linen folder with label affixed on the inside, thereon titled in black Indian ink Kulturmappe Köln und sein Siebengebirge. Originalaufnahmen von August Sander.

The motifs: Siebengebirge, seen from the left bank of the Rhine (1929/30); Rhine valley (1930); Evening in the Rhine valley; Siebengebirge seen from the Westerwald (1934); Siebengebirge seen from Widding; Siebengebirge seen from Oberwinter; View of the Rhine valley; Surroundings of Heisterbach (before 1934); Fog in the Siebengebirge (1936); The island Nonnenwerth; Rhine at Mondorf; Schwarzrheindorf; Königswinter; Cruise along the Siebengebirge; Beethovenhaus in Bonn; Detail of the Simultaneum, Schwarzrheindorf

Literature

Wolfgang Kemp, August Sander. Rheinlandschaften. Photographien 1929 - 1946, Munich 1975, plates 5, 7, 9,17, 31; Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur (ed.), August Sander. Landschaften, Munich 1999, plates 2, 4, 6, 13; Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur/Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson (ed.), August Sander. Sehen, Beobachten und Denken, Photographien, Munich 2009, ill. 2, 4, 11, 13

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