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    Phil Borges (American, b. 1942)
    Kinesi 6, Mt. Nyiru, Kenya, from the series 'Enduring Spirit,' 1997
    Gelatin silver, masked, bleached, and toned
    15-1/2 x 15-1/2 inches (39.4 x 39.4 cm)
    Titled in ink lower margin recto; editioned '25/50' in pencil with the photographer's blindstamp lower right recto; signed and dated in pencil on verso.
    In artist's frame with detailed printed caption on Plexiglas.

    Text on plexi reads:
    Kinesi often helps his older brother take care of the family goats. He is the only one of seven children that was selected to attend school. Since his Samburu family is semi-nomadic, there are times that he has to walk alone nearly four hours to get to the only school in his district. His mother said he gets so excited he runs most of the way.


    Condition Report*: No visible condition issues; overall sheet size is 24 x 20 inches; floated in a shadowbox under acrylic to an overall size of 27-1/8 x 24-1/8 inches; artist's caption on glazing; not examined outside the frame.
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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    13th Friday
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