17 November 1876 – 20 April 1964
August Sander was a German portrait and documentary photographer.
what he was known for
Sander’s first book Face of our Time Antlitz der Zeit was published in 1929. Sander has been described as “the most important German portrait photographer of the early twentieth century.
Visual Research Ideas ( Sander's portraits)
His work includes landscape, nature, architecture, and street photography, but he is best known for his portraits, as exemplified by his series People of the 20th Century.