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Berlin in the first half of the twentieth century

A man in uniform and heavy coat looks to his right as he stands posed next to a broken sign and broken mannequins in the rubble-filled street of Berlin.
Dmitri Baltermants
Agfa, Berlin
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
The barrel of an antitank gun points out of the picture plane; a building has caught fire in the distance. 
Dmitri Baltermants
Berlin is Taken
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
This image shows a view behind a group of soldiers running out of a destroyed building toward a war-ravaged street. 
Dmitri Baltermants
Battle in the Streets of Berlin
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
Photograph looking straight down onto a built landscape.
László Moholy-Nagy
From the Radio Tower, Berlin
gelatin silver print on paper
9 15/16 in x 7 ½ in (25.24 cm x 19.05 cm);18 in x 14 in (45.72 cm x 35.56 cm);9 15/16 in x 7 ½ in (25.24 cm x 19.05 cm)
Gift of Dr. Seymour and Barbara K. Adelson
Max Beckmann
Chimney sweep. No. 10 from the Series of Ten Prints, 'Berlin 1922'
lithograph on paper
26 3/4 in x 21 1/8 in (67.9 cm x 53.7 cm);32 in x 22 1/8 in (81.2 cm x 56.2 cm);26 3/4 in x 21 1/8 in (67.95 cm x 53.66 cm)
Museum Purchase
Joseph Pennell
Gleisdreieck (Freightyard)
lithograph on paper
19 ⅝ in x 26 in (49.85 cm x 66.04 cm)
Gift of Mr. O. W. June.
A woman in a fur cap and wool coat holds a triangular flag in the lower-right foreground while buildings burn and stand in ruins behind her.
Dmitri Baltermants
Soviet Policewoman Directing Traffic, Berlin
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
Joseph Pennell
Power-House (or River Freight)
lithograph on paper
20 in x 25 ⅝ in (50.8 cm x 65.09 cm)
Gift of Mr. O. W. June.
In front, a woman wearing a hat depicted in profile faces to the left with three male figures behind her, one of which, depicted in profile and facing to the right, has the top of his head cut off; the background is comprised of architectural and figural fragments.
George Grosz
Streetscene (Strassenszene)
lithograph on paper
20 ½ in x 15 ⅛ in (52.07 cm x 38.42 cm)
Museum Purchase
Abstract portrait of an actress, formed by abstract pools of watercolor with only slight detailing laid in after to suggest a bowed head and curved neck.
Emil Nolde
Actress
watercolor on brown wove medium-weight paper
11 5/8 in. x 8 7/8 in. ( 29.53 cm x 22.54 cm )
Gift of the Ernst Pulgram and Frances McSparran Collection
This sparely executed lithograph depicts, from left to right, a young boy, an aged man in a hat, and an aged woman in a shawl looking at the food on display in a shop window, bananas, cheese, sausage, and wine, among other items.
George Grosz
Hunger
lithograph on paper
19 ½ in x 13 1/16 in (49.53 cm x 33.18 cm);19 ½ in x 13 1/16 in (49.53 cm x 33.18 cm);22 in x 18 in (55.88 cm x 45.72 cm)
Museum Purchase
Max Pechstein
Heidenstamm, from "Marsyas"
drypoint and etching on paper
14 11/16 in x 10 11/16 in (37.31 cm x 27.15 cm);19 ⅜ in x 14 3/10 in (49.21 cm x 36.35 cm)
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art

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