13 November 2007
SEYDOU KEITA (1921-2001)
Father with daughter, 1949-54
gelatin silver print, printed 1998
signed and dated in ink in margin; signed, dated and annotated 'Paris 1998' by Philippe Salaün, printer, in pencil, with his credit stamp on verso
20¾ x 14¾in. (52.8 x 37.5cm.)
From the collection of Philippe Salaün;
acquired by present owner.
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Magnin (ed.), Seydou Keïta, Scalo, 1997, p.229.
Keïta recalls: 'Dressed in a loose boubou, a white smock (forokoni), and a black fez, this wonderful giant known to everyone in Bamako is proud of his lovely daughter' (p.280).
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