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Inscription

on paper adhered to top, across top, typed: Das Siebengebirge vom Westerwald gesehen / Foto August Sander Kuchhausen/Sieg; center verso in graphite: Das Siebengebirge vom Westerwald gesehen; all by later hands: center verso in graphite: 23.; lower left verso in graphite: SG/2126/O; lower right verso in graphite: A / 10/78 (circled); center verso: artist estate stamp

Provenance

The Estate of August Sander, Cologne; by inheritance to Gunther, then Gerhard Sander, Cologne, by 1993; purchased by Kent and Marcia Minichiello, Washington, DC, by 1993; gift to NGA, 1996.

Bibliography
1934
Deutsches Land/Deutsches Volk: Das Siebengebirge. Bad Rothenfelde, 1934: pl.13.
1980
August Sander: Photographs of an Epoch 1904-1959. Millerton, 1980: p.82.
1994
August Sander: "In der Photographie gibt es keine ungeklärten Schatten!" Exh. cat. Stiftung City-Treff, Cologne, 1994: p. 197.