The Haus der Deutschen Kunst (House of German Art) was built in a park-like setting just northeast of the Feldherrnhalle in downtown München (Munich) on the orders of Adolf Hitler, to replace the Crystal Palace Gallery which had been destroyed by fire in 1931.  It was built under the direction of Professor Paul Ludwig Troost who died before it was finished. The building on Prinzregentenstraße was completed by his young widow, Gerdie Troost with the help of her associate Professor Leonhard Gall in 1937. Each year the work of German artists from Germany and abroad was showcased at the House of German Art.
Offered for sale on this USMBOOKS web page is the official, full exhibition catalog for the Grosse Deutsche Kunstausstellung (Greater German Art Exhibition) that opened on 10 July 1938 and ran through 16 October at the House of German Art in central München, Germany. The book is in very good condition and complete.
The 184-page, 5-7/8 x 8-1/4 inch heavily illustrated softcover book begins with a portrait of the Führer followed by a picture of and multi-color floor plans of the Haus der Deutschen Kunst. That is followed by a written overview of the building and a directory of each of the artists and the works being exhibited and reproductions of many of the principal works of the exhibition (busts, nudes, heroic sculptures, landscapes, etc.) one to a page.

There is an Emil Hub bust of Adolf Hitler; a Conrad Hommel portrait of Hermann Göring in hunting attire; a Otto Pitthan portrait of Reichsminister Dr. Joseph Goebbels; nudes by Schwalbach, Gerhardinger, Storch, Kurt Schmid-Ehmen, Josef Thorak, Adolf Ziegler, Scheibe, Behn, Kolbe, Dorer, Knubel, Piner; as well as art by Sepp Hilz, Arno Breker, Fritz Klimsch, Franz Eichhorst, Julius Paul Junghanns, Albert Henrich, Conrad Phau, Hermann Gradl, Ferdinand Liebermann, Anni Spetzler-Proschwitz, Wissel, and many others.
The last 10 pages contains advertising from SS Allach, City of Leipzig, Indanthren, art dealers, furniture makers, artist supplies, banks, insurance companies and beer breweries.

This heavily illistrated original 75+ year old Grosse Deutsche Kunstausstellung guide book is complete and in very good used condition.
This official 1938 Munich Nazi art exhibition catalog is offered for sale for
$125.00 delivered by Media Mail in the continental USA.
USM book # 363a
   • IF you prefer Priority Mail shipping with USPS Tracking add $6.75.
   • IF you wish to purchase highly recommended, but optional insurance, add $3.45.
   • We will be happy to ship abroad at additional cost.  Please inquire.

The images and the entire text used on this and all other USMBOOKS web pages are the copyrighted property of USM Inc.  Those images and the text may be used by others ONLY AFTER completion of a formal international licensing agreement and payment of a licensing fee! It is therefore, illegal for anyone to take any of the material found on and use it for their own purposes without our written permission, irrespective of any excuse they may feel they have for doing so.

Have a look at other original Third Reich House of German Art
Exhibition catalogs
for sale on home page
For Sale on
USMBOOKS Order + Payment information
Grosse Deutsche Kunstausstellung  im Haus der deutschen Kunst zu Muenchen
1938 Grosse Deutsche Kunstausstellung
SS Allach Porcelain advertising
SA painting by Elk Eber
Hitler bust
Nazi nude
propaganda Minister Dr. Goebbels


USM Rare Books & Third Reich collectibles