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Professor Arno Breker, one of the most famous sculptors in Greater Germany, celebrated his 40th birthday. He is working on a series of great works, of which one is a bust of Wagner.

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Title
Professor Arno Breker, one of the most famous sculptors in Greater Germany, celebrated his 40th birthday. He is working on a series of great works, of which one is a bust of Wagner.
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 (Photographer)
Collection

Eye on the Reich : German propaganda photographs, 1939-1942

1940

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1940
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1940
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Busts
Sculptors
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883
Modeling (Sculpture)
Breker, Arno, 1900-1991
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Breker travelled to Paris with Hitler when he visited the conquered city in 1940. His monumental nude sculptures personifying "The Party" and "The Army" stood outside the entrance to the Reichs Chancellery.
Content: Picture caption: "Professor Arno Breker, einer der bekanntesten Bildhauer Großdeutschlands, beging seinen 40. Geburtstag. Er arbeitete an einer Reihe größerer Aufgaben, darunter auch an einer Wagner-Büste."
Content: Title translates German picture caption
Source note: Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen. Tagesbildberichte 1940. (Berlin Joh. Kasper Co. 1942) Braeckow, Ernst, Author.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b9e7fd30-c601-012f-ad5f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1940: Issued
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Professor Arno Breker, one of the most famous sculptors in Greater Germany, celebrated his 40th birthday. He is working on a series of great works, of which one is a bust of Wagner." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-44f9-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Professor Arno Breker, one of the most famous sculptors in Greater Germany, celebrated his 40th birthday. He is working on a series of great works, of which one is a bust of Wagner." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-44f9-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). Professor Arno Breker, one of the most famous sculptors in Greater Germany, celebrated his 40th birthday. He is working on a series of great works, of which one is a bust of Wagner. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-44f9-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Professor Arno Breker, one of the most famous sculptors in Greater Germany, celebrated his 40th birthday.  He is working on a series of great works, of which one is a bust of Wagner.