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    Luke Powell (American, b. 1946)
    Four Photographs of Afghanistan (4 works), 1970s
    Dye transfer, 1980s
    8-1/2 x 13-1/4 inches (21.6 x 33.7 cm), or the reverse
    Each signed in pencil window mat recto. Each signed, titled, dated, annotated, and editioned 'Artist Proof' in ink lower margin recto.

    Titles include: Ladies of Kandahar, Kandahar, Afghanistan, 1974; Yourts, Samangan Province, Afghanistan, 1975; The Kunduz Valley, Kunduz Province, Afghanistan, 1975; and, Police, Qala-e-Naw, Afghanistan, 1978.

    These images were included in the photographer's book Afghan Gold.


    Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800.

    Condition Report*: Each is dry mounted to board; minor lifting the corners of the sheets, not affecting the images or signatures; otherwise, there do not appear to be any major condition issues affecting the lots.
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    Auction Dates
    August
    21st Wednesday
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