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Inscription

by later hand, across lower edge in black ink: Streichholzverkaufer an der hohenzollernbr.

Marks and Labels

BS: Sander

Provenance

The Estate of August Sander, Cologne; by inheritance to Gunther, then Gerhard Sander, Cologne; Private Collection; (Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, DC); purchased by NGA, 1999.

Bibliography
1971
Men Without Masks: Faces of Germany, 1910-1938. Greenwich [Connecticut], 1973: 277, 279.
1989
August Sander, Citizens of the Twentieth Century: Portrait Photographs, 1892-1952. Cambridge [Massachusetts], 1989: 397.