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SANDER, August (1876 - 1964), Photographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online July 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199773787
SANDER, August (1876 - 1964), Photographer

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German, 19th–20th century, male.

Born 17 November 1876, in Herdorf; died 20 April 1964, in Cologne.

Photographer. Portraits, landscapes.

August Sander learned photography by assisting a photographer working for a local mining company. He equipped his own darkroom with support from his uncle. He worked as a photographic assistant during his military service (1897–1899). From 1901 to 1909 he worked for a studio in Linz, becoming its

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