August SanderYoung Farmers 1914, printed 1996

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August Sander (1876‑1964)
Young Farmers
Date 1914, printed 1996
MediumPhotograph, gelatin silver print on paper
Dimensionsimage: 257 x 180 mm
ARTIST ROOMS Tate and National Galleries of Scotland. Lent by Anthony d'Offay 2010
On long term loan
Not on display


This black and white photograph is a group portrait of three young men portrayed outdoors on a path in a natural setting. They stand behind each other in single file, their bodies facing in the same forward direction perpendicular to the picture plane, their heads looking to their right straight at the camera. All three of them wear suits and hats and gaze with some self-assurance directly at the photographer. The young man on the left has unkempt hair peeking out from his tilted hat, a cigarette dangling nonchalantly from his lips, and holds a wooden cane at an angle to the ground… (read more)

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