• The National Geographic Collec auction at Christies

    Sale 2603

    The National Geographic Collection: The Art of Exploration

    6 December 2012, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 194

    STEVE MCCURRY (B. 1950)

    Afghan Girl, 1984

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    STEVE MCCURRY (B. 1950)
    Afghan Girl, 1984
    unique dye-bleach print, printed 2012
    signed and credit label, dated and numbered '1/1' in ink affixed (on the verso); signed and numbered '1/1' in ink on accompanying certificate of authenticity
    image: 33 x 22in. (83.8 x 55.8cm.)
    sheet: 36 x 24in. (91.4 x 61cm.)


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    Inspired by the story of Sharbat Gula, the Afghan Girl, Steve McCurry founded ImagineAsia to help children in Afghanistan. Proceeds from the sale of this image help fund ImagineAsia's educational mission.
    http://www.imagine-asia.org

    Literature

    ational Geographic magazine, June 1985, cover.