Peter Sachs

8:05 am
Tue August 27, 2013

How Posters Stolen By The Nazis Resurfaced At A Jewish Museum In South Florida

Hans Sachs in his Berlin home cerca 1930s

Hans Sachs left this earth without knowing what happened to his beloved poster collection.

In 1898, when Sachs was a teenager, he began collecting posters in Berlin of advertisements, political propaganda and rare pieces by famed artists such as Cheret, Kandinsky and Lucian Bernhard.

His passion for graphic art was so serious he amassed 12,500 posters and a separate collection of 18,000 tins, postcards and theater programs reflective of this art form.

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