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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1997.7
People
Seydou Keïta, African (Bamako, Mali (formerly French Sudan) 1923 - 2001 Paris, France)
Title
Untitled (portrait of man and daughter)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1956-1957, printed later
Places
Creation Place: Africa, Mali, Bamako
Culture
Malian
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 56.5 x 39.5 cm (22 1/4 x 15 9/16 in.)
sheet: 58.2 x 50.2 cm (22 15/16 x 19 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: yes: b.r. in ink: Seydou Keïta
  • inscription: recto, lower left, black ink, in artist's hand: 1956 a 1957
  • inscription: recto, lower right, black ink, signed, in artist's hand: Seydou Keita
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: AM 656
Provenance
Peter Soriano, New York, New York, gift to the Harvard University Art Museums, 1997.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Peter Soriano
Accession Year
1997
Object Number
P1997.7
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Seydou Keita, Centre National de la Photographie (Paris, France, 1995), plate 45

In/sight: African Photographers, 1940 to the Present, exh. cat., Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York, NY, 1996)

Exhibition History

A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions of Photographs, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, 04/29/2000 - 07/23/2000

Clay—Modeling African Design, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/01/2019 - 04/01/2020

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