Seydou Keïta

Malian, 1921–2001

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In 1948, Seydou Keïta opened a portrait studio in which he would capture a Bamako society teetering on the brink of post-colonialism. Whether of individuals or families, a sense of formality pervades each black-and-white photograph, which Keïta …

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Portrait de femmes avec radio
Sold on Apr 6, 2022
€8,820
US$9,623
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signed twice, dated 16.6.2001 and inscribed
48 x 34,5 cm 19 x 13½in. 50,5 x 37 cm 19⅞x 14½in. 48 x 34,5 cm 19 x 13½in. 50,5 x 37 cm 19⅞x 14½in.
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€8,820
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Apr 6, 2022
Sotheby's
Portrait de femmes avec radio
signed twice, dated 16.6.2001 and inscribed
Apr 6, 2022
Sotheby's
€8,820
US$9,623
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Artwork Dimension
48 x 34,5 cm 19 x 13½in. 50,5 x 37 cm 19⅞x 14½in. 48 x 34,5 cm 19 x 13½in. 50,5 x 37 cm 19⅞x 14½in.
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Auction Sale
Apr 6, 2022
Sotheby's
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€8,820
Untitled, 1956-1959
Sold on Apr 5, 2022
US$3,200
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Artwork Dimension
6 5/8 x 4 ¾ in. (16.8 x 12 cm.) 7 x 5 in. (17.7 x 12.7 cm.) 11 5/8 x 8 1/8 in. (29.5 x 20.6 cm.)
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US$3,200
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Apr 5, 2022
Christie's
Untitled, 1956-1959
Apr 5, 2022
Christie's
US$3,200
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6 5/8 x 4 ¾ in. (16.8 x 12 cm.) 7 x 5 in. (17.7 x 12.7 cm.) 11 5/8 x 8 1/8 in. (29.5 x 20.6 cm.)
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Auction Sale
Apr 5, 2022
Christie's
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US$3,200
Bamako, 1956–1957, 1997
Sold on Apr 5, 2022
US$6,300
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Photography
gelatin silver print
57.2 x 40.0 cm
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US$6,300
Auction Sale
Apr 5, 2022
Christie's
Bamako, 1956–1957, 1997
gelatin silver print
Apr 5, 2022
Christie's
US$6,300
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Photography
57.2 x 40.0 cm
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Apr 5, 2022
Christie's
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US$6,300
Untitled (couple), 1949
Sold on Dec 30, 2021
MAD د.م.49,400
US$5,336
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Gelatin silver print
53.5 x 38.5 cm
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MAD د.م.49,400
Auction Sale
Dec 30, 2021
Artcurial
Untitled (couple), 1949
Gelatin silver print
Dec 30, 2021
Artcurial
MAD د.م.49,400
US$5,336
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Photography
53.5 x 38.5 cm
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Dec 30, 2021
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MAD د.م.49,400
'Untitled (Family)', 1952-55
Sold on Nov 16, 2021
£5,040
US$6,610
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Print
Print
45 x 32 cm (17 3/4 x 12 1/2 in.) 50.6 x 40.4 cm (19 7/8 x 15 7/8 in.)
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£5,040
Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2021
Sotheby's
'Untitled (Family)', 1952-55
Print
Nov 16, 2021
Sotheby's
£5,040
US$6,610
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Print
45 x 32 cm (17 3/4 x 12 1/2 in.) 50.6 x 40.4 cm (19 7/8 x 15 7/8 in.)
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Nov 16, 2021
Sotheby's
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£5,040
Untitled, 1958
Sold on Nov 16, 2021
€4,810
US$5,468
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Gelatin silver print
39.0 x 55.0 cm
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€4,810
Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2021
Artcurial
Untitled, 1958
Gelatin silver print
Nov 16, 2021
Artcurial
€4,810
US$5,468
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39.0 x 55.0 cm
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Nov 16, 2021
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€4,810
Untitled, 1954
Sold on Nov 16, 2021
€4,940
US$5,615
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Photography
Gelatin silver print
40.0 x 55.5 cm
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€4,940
Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2021
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Untitled, 1954
Gelatin silver print
Nov 16, 2021
Artcurial
€4,940
US$5,615
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Photography
40.0 x 55.5 cm
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Nov 16, 2021
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€4,940
'Untitled (Family)', 1952, 1998
Sold on Nov 10, 2021
£5,040
US$6,834
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Silver print
32.0 x 45.0 cm
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Realized Price
£5,040
Auction Sale
Nov 10, 2021
Sotheby's
'Untitled (Family)', 1952, 1998
Silver print
Nov 10, 2021
Sotheby's
£5,040
US$6,834
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Photography
32.0 x 45.0 cm
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Nov 10, 2021
Sotheby's
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£5,040
Untitled (Portrait of sitting man holding a baby), 1949-1951, 1996
Sold on May 26, 2021
€22,500
US$27,555
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Photography
gelatin silver print
40.01 x 55.88 cm
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€22,500
Auction Sale
May 26, 2021
Christie's
Untitled (Portrait of sitting man holding a baby), 1949-1951, 1996
gelatin silver print
May 26, 2021
Christie's
€22,500
US$27,555
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Photography
40.01 x 55.88 cm
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May 26, 2021
Christie's
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€22,500
Untitled (homme assis au chapeau), 1958, 1998
Sold on May 26, 2021
€6,875
US$8,420
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Photography
gelatin silver print
40.64 x 57.15 cm
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Realized Price
€6,875
Auction Sale
May 26, 2021
Christie's
Untitled (homme assis au chapeau), 1958, 1998
gelatin silver print
May 26, 2021
Christie's
€6,875
US$8,420
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Photography
40.64 x 57.15 cm
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Auction Sale
May 26, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
€6,875