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    Description

    Seydou Keïta (Malian, 1923-2001)
    Untitled (Bamako, Father and Child), 1949
    Gelatin silver print, printed 1994 by Philippe Salaün
    22 x 15-1/2 inches (55.9 x 39.4 cm) (image)
    24 x 20 inches (sheet)
    Signed and dated in ink, lower margin recto. Signed in ink by Philippe Salaün, frame verso.
    PROVENANCE:
    Sotheby's, New York, February 14, 2008, lot 26C;
    Current owner.

    EXHIBITED:
    Ginza Art Space, Shiseido, Tokyo, Japan, "Seydou Keïta," 1994.

    LITERATURE:
    N. Rosenblum, A World History of Photography, Abbeville Press, 2007, pl. 816, p. 640.


    Condition Report*: Overall very good condition. A few scattered soft creases and small dots of indentation and accretion visible under raking light. Sheet is cornered to board. Window mat measures 28 3/4 by 22 inches. Framed under glass to 30 1/4 by 23 1/2 inches.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2021
    8th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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