Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Wife of the Painter Peter Abelen
  • August Sander, photographer
    born: Herdorf, Germany ; died: Cologne, Federal Republic of Germany (present-day Germany) ; active: Germany
    Gunther Sander, printer
  • Wife of the Painter Peter Abelen, 1926
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 26 x 19 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0111
Label Text

Black-and-white image of a figure in an interior. There is a woman (Helene Abelen) with short dark hair with cigarette and matches, wearing all white outfit and black tie. Her hands are at her waist and the cigarette is in her mouth. She is shown full-length and looking forward. There is a door and the corner of a room in the background.