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    Overview

    Collection Summary
    The collection consists of seventy aquatints for the series Der Weg created by Herbert Sandberg on commission from 1958-1965 for the Buchenwald Museum in East Germany (now Germany) on the site of the concentration camp where he had been imprisoned during the Holocaust and incorporating work he had drawn while an inmate.
    Provenance
    The collection was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1988.
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    Plate 1, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: young painter being told to pursue money not art

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.1

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    depiction:  approximately 1925
    Plate 1, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: young painter being told to pursue money not art

    Plate 2, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: youth carryies books past men hunched over desks

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.2

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1963
    depiction:  approximately 1925
    Plate 2, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: youth carryies books past men hunched over desks

    Plate 3, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: youth looking out window of a crowded train

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.3

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    depiction:  approximately 1925
    Plate 3, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: youth looking out window of a crowded train

    Plate 4, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: 2 young men hike toward a rising sun

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.4

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    depiction:  approximately 1925
    Plate 4, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: 2 young men hike toward a rising sun

    Plate 5, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: people watching spirits dancing within a campfire

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.5

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    depiction:  approximately 1925
    Plate 5, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: people watching spirits dancing within a campfire

    Plate 6, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: 2 people passing silhouetted workers leaving a factory

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.6

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    depiction:  approximately 1925
    Plate 6, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: 2 people passing silhouetted workers leaving a factory

    Plate 7, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: man reciting Heine to young boys

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.7

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 7, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: man reciting Heine to young boys

    Plate 8, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: youth looks with longing at a bookstore window

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.8

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 8, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: youth looks with longing at a bookstore window

    Plate 9, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: boy discovers artistic inspiration

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.9

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 9, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: boy discovers artistic inspiration

    Plate 10, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: two youth listening to a trio of Christian street singers

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.10

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 10, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: two youth listening to a trio of Christian street singers

    Plate 11, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: hand giving 500 million mark note to a beggar

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.11

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 11, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: hand giving 500 million mark note to a beggar

    Plate 12, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: street scene with starving veterans and working class people

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.12

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 12, Herbert Sandberg, Der Weg: street scene with starving veterans and working class people

    Plate 13, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: Mercury tossing money from a gun shell on fat businessmen

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.13

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 13, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: Mercury tossing money from a gun shell on fat businessmen

    Plate 14, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: a piglike man yells at a hungry girl for ruining his dinner

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.14

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 14, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: a piglike man yells at a hungry girl for ruining his dinner

    Plate 15, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: portrait of the artist when young sharing his bread with a starving man

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.15

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 15, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: portrait of the artist when young sharing his bread with a starving man

    Plate 16, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: young man looks with dismay at men drinking in a bar

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.16

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 16, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: young man looks with dismay at men drinking in a bar

    Plate 17, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: young man makes a fool of himself in a bar

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.17

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962-1964
    Plate 17, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: young man makes a fool of himself in a bar

    Plate 18, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: sleeping nude goddess and a homeless man

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.18

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 18, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: sleeping nude goddess and a homeless man

    Plate 19, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: a parade of nudes of different types

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.19

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 19, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: a parade of nudes of different types

    Plate 20, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: young man and woman kissing

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.20

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 20, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: young man and woman kissing

    Plate 21, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: cafe crowded with arguing artists

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.21

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 21, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: cafe crowded with arguing artists

    Plate 22, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: young man enjoying a humor magazine

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.22

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 22, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: young man enjoying a humor magazine

    Plate 23, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: artist as a young man with friends studying a woodcut

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.23

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 23, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: artist as a young man with friends studying a woodcut

    Plate 24, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: people watching an Eisenstein film

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.24

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1964
    Plate 24, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: people watching an Eisenstein film

    Plate 25, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: two men performing on separate stages

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.25

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1964
    Plate 25, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: two men performing on separate stages

    Plate 26, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: people watching a film

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.26

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 26, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: people watching a film

    Plate 27, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: men conversing in a social hall with a stage

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.27

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1963
    Plate 27, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: men conversing in a social hall with a stage

    Plate 28, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: a young painter at work

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.28

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 28, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: a young painter at work

    Plate 29, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: a man painting Anti-Nazi graffitti

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.29

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1963
    Plate 29, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: a man painting Anti-Nazi graffitti

    Plate 30, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: man with a Red Aid jar at a factory strike

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.30

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 30, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: man with a Red Aid jar at a factory strike

    Plate 31, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: a man painting Anti-Nazi graffitti

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.31

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 31, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: a man painting Anti-Nazi graffitti

    Plate 32, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: Communist marchers attacked by police

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.32

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1964
    Plate 32, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: Communist marchers attacked by police

    Plate 33, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: young man printing political pamphlets

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.33

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 33, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: young man printing political pamphlets

    Plate 34, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: scene ca. fall 1932 of the Nazis moving past political rivals

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.34

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1963
    Plate 34, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: scene ca. fall 1932 of the Nazis moving past political rivals

    Plate 35, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: a Nazi book burning

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.35

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1963
    Plate 35, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: a Nazi book burning

    Plate 36, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: man reacting angrily to a Nazi parade

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.36

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1963
    Plate 36, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: man reacting angrily to a Nazi parade

    Plate 37, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: friends meeting in a social hall

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.37

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1964
    Plate 37, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: friends meeting in a social hall

    Plate 38, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: 2 men exchanging a note in a park at night

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.38

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1963
    Plate 38, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: 2 men exchanging a note in a park at night

    Plate 39, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: an empty room with an open window, police at the door

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.39

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1963
    Plate 39, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: an empty room with an open window, police at the door

    Plate 40, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: a young man being interrogated by Nazi Stormtroopers

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.40

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1963
    Plate 40, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: a young man being interrogated by Nazi Stormtroopers

    Plate 41, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: view of a man through prison bars

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.41

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1963
    Plate 41, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: view of a man through prison bars

    Plate 42, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: prisoner with a vision of Lenin

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.42

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1963
    Plate 42, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: prisoner with a vision of Lenin

    Plate 43, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: men being brutally force marched by guards

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.43

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1958
    Plate 43, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: men being brutally force marched by guards

    Plate 44, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: closeup of a guard yelling at a new prisoner

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.44

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1958
    Plate 44, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: closeup of a guard yelling at a new prisoner

    Plate 45, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: uniformed inmates carrying rocks

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.45

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1958
    Plate 45, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: uniformed inmates carrying rocks

    Plate 46, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: uniformed prison inmates pull a wagonload of rocks

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.46

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1958
    Plate 46, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: uniformed prison inmates pull a wagonload of rocks

    Plate 47, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: uniformed inmates carry a huge log

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.47

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1958
    Plate 47, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: uniformed inmates carry a huge log

    Plate 48, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: inmates hung by their arms from trees

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.48

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1958
    Plate 48, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: inmates hung by their arms from trees

    Plate 49, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: two guards drag an emaciated prisoner

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.49

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1958
    Plate 49, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: two guards drag an emaciated prisoner

    Plate 50, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: guard beats a prisoner tied to a table

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.50

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1958
    Plate 50, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: guard beats a prisoner tied to a table

    Plate 51, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: infirm and elderly inmates walk to the hospital

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.51

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1958
    Plate 51, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: infirm and elderly inmates walk to the hospital

    Plate 52, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: current inmates watch the new ones walk by

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.52

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1958
    Plate 52, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: current inmates watch the new ones walk by

    Plate 53, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: young boy in prison uniform with helping hands

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.53

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1958
    Plate 53, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: young boy in prison uniform with helping hands

    Plate 54, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: a prisoner catches bread tossed through his window

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.54

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1958
    Plate 54, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: a prisoner catches bread tossed through his window

    Plate 55, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: memorial service for Ernst Thalmann (1886-1944)

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.55

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1958
    Plate 55, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: memorial service for Ernst Thalmann (1886-1944)

    Plate 56, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: prisoner with an illegal wireless radio

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.56

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1958
    Plate 56, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: prisoner with an illegal wireless radio

    Plate 57, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: three prisoners deep in conversation

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.57

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1958
    Plate 57, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: three prisoners deep in conversation

    Plate 58, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: men find rifles in the rubble

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.58

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1958
    Plate 58, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: men find rifles in the rubble

    Plate 59, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: resistance fighter takes aim

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.59

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1958
    Plate 59, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: resistance fighter takes aim

    Plate 60, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: prisoners rejoice in their freedom

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.60

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 60, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: prisoners rejoice in their freedom

    Plate 61, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: local Germans made to view inmate corpses

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.61

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1963
    Plate 61, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: local Germans made to view inmate corpses

    Plate 62, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: man gazes in relief at Peace and the Elbe

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.62

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1963
    Plate 62, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: man gazes in relief at Peace and the Elbe

    Plate 63, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: two men converse among the ruins of a great city

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.63

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 63, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: two men converse among the ruins of a great city

    Plate 64, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: girl offers a flower to a man sketching among the rubble

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.64

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 64, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: girl offers a flower to a man sketching among the rubble

    Plate 65, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: communal soup pot amid empty dishes

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.65

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 65, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: communal soup pot amid empty dishes

    Plate 66, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: men and women clearing rubble

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.66

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1964
    Plate 66, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: men and women clearing rubble

    Plate 67, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: man offering handbills to a line of men and women

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.67

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1964
    Plate 67, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: man offering handbills to a line of men and women

    Plate 68, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: the artist and editor in a magazine's office

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.68

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 68, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: the artist and editor in a magazine's office

    Plate 69, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: 2 men agreeing to the merger of the KPD and SPD

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.69

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1962
    Plate 69, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: 2 men agreeing to the merger of the KPD and SPD

    Plate 70, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: four men walking to work

    Object | Accession Number: 1988.12.70

    Geography
    creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
    Date
    creation:  1963
    Plate 70, Herbert Sandberg series, Der Weg: four men walking to work
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