Seydou Keïta, ‘Untitled’, c. 1950, Aperture Foundation: Live Benefit Auction 2019
Seydou Keïta, ‘Untitled’, c. 1950, Aperture Foundation: Live Benefit Auction 2019
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Seydou Keïta

Lot 10

Untitled, c. 1950

Gelatin silver print
23 1/2 × 19 1/2 in
59.7 × 49.5 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Aperture Foundation: Live Benefit Auction 2019
Estimated value: $6,500
Current bid
$3,200
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Aperture Foundation: Live Benefit Auction 2019

Artist proof 1 of 2 after edition of 10

Paper size 26 x 22 in.

Artist proof 1 of 2 after edition of 10

Paper size 26 x 22 in.

Image rights
Jean Pigozzi - Courtesy Danziger Gallery
Signature
Estate certificate
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 …

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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 would take in a single shot, directing his subjects to hold distinct poses …

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Seydou Keïta, ‘Untitled’, c. 1950, Aperture Foundation: Live Benefit Auction 2019
Seydou Keïta, ‘Untitled’, c. 1950, Aperture Foundation: Live Benefit Auction 2019
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About the work
Exhibition history
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Aperture Foundation: Live Benefit Auction 2019

Artist proof 1 of 2 after edition of 10

Paper size 26 x 22 in.

Artist proof 1 of 2 after edition of 10

Paper size 26 x 22 in.

Image rights
Jean Pigozzi - Courtesy Danziger Gallery
Signature
Estate certificate
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 …

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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 would take in a single shot, directing his subjects to hold distinct poses …

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Seydou Keïta

Lot 10

Untitled, c. 1950

Gelatin silver print
23 1/2 × 19 1/2 in
59.7 × 49.5 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Aperture Foundation: Live Benefit Auction 2019
Estimated value: $6,500
Current bid
$3,200
1 bid
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Set the maximum amount you would like Artsy to bid up to on your behalf
10d  04h  49m  19s
Live Jun 4, 12:10am
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