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Herbert Sandberg collection

Collection
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.
Date
1958-1965
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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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