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This official Nazi guidebook to the 1940 House of German Art Exhibition
is for sale for $65.00 delivered by Media Mail in the continental USA.
 
USM book #687
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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 was completed by his 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.
Grosse Deutsche Kunstausstellung  im Haus der deutschen Kunst zu Muenchen
Der ewige Musketier Wilhelm Sauter
Wehrmacht soldieres
Nazi nudes
Adolf Hitler painting Conrad Hommel
Nazi painting of Aryan women
Rudolf Bötger portrait of Mayor Ing. Blaschke

Offered for sale on this USMBOOKS web page is the full exhibition catalog for the Grosse Deutsche Kunstausstellung (Greater German Art Exhibition) held from June through October 1940 at the House of German Art in central München, Germany.

The 196-page, 5-7/8 x 8-1/4 inch heavily illustrated softcover book begins with a portrait of the Führer followed by a picture 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 the principal works of the exhibition (top Nazis, nudes, heroic sculptures, landscapes, etc.) one to a page.
Some of the artists featured in the 1940 catalog are Sepp Hilz, Josef Thorak, Arno Breker, Georg Kolbe, Klimsch, Werner Peiner, Wolf Willrich, Hans Happ, Herbert Kampf, Eduard Thöny, Junghanns, Oskar Martin-Amorbach, Konrad Hommel, Willy Waldapfel, Klaus Bergen, Elk Eber, Paul Mathias Padua, Wamper, etc.

The last pages are advertising for things like SS Allach (Frederick the Great), Heinrich Hoffmann Photo Studios, Rosenthal porcelain, Germany's biggest advertising agency ALA, Löwenbrau beer, and other products and services.

This book is complete and in very nice condition.
NAZI 1940 HOUSE OF GERMAN ART EXHIBITION CATALOG
THE OFFICIAL 1940 NAZI HAUS DER DEUTSCHEN KUNST OR HOUSE OF GERMAN ART
EXHIBITION CATALOG
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