AUGUST SANDER (1876–1964)
WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF ILEANA SONNABEND AND THE ESTATE OF NINA CASTELLI SUNDELL
AUGUST SANDER (1876–1964)

Painter's Wife (Helene Abelen), c. 1926

Details
AUGUST SANDER (1876–1964)
Painter's Wife (Helene Abelen), c. 1926
gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed by Gunther Sander (the artist's son) 1950s–mid-1970s
blindstamped 'Aug. Sander Köln–Lindenthal' credit (recto); numbered '2616' in pencil (mount, verso)
image/sheet: 13 1/8 x 8 in. (33.4 x 20.3 cm.)
mount: 17 x 12 3/4 in. (43.2 x 32.4 cm.)
Provenance
The artist;
acquired directly from the above by the Estate of Ileana Sonnabend;
by descent to the present owner.
Literature
August Sander: Photographs of an Epoch 1904-1959, Aperture, Millerton, 1980, p. 57.
Gunther Sander, August Sander: Citizens of the Twentieth Century, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, Cambridge, 1986, p. 188.
Weston Naef, The J. Paul Getty Museum Handbook of the Photographs Collection, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, 1995, p. 171.
Susanne Lange and Manfred Heiting, August Sander, Taschen, Cologne, 1999, p. 75.
Gregory A. Dobie, In Focus: August Sander, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2000, pl. 21, p. 48.
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