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    Sale 2499 | Lot 229
    Price Realized: $87,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2499 Lot 229

      MALICK SIDIBÉ (1936-2016)
      Installation of 38 exuberant photographs highlighting graphic elements of West African culture, including thoughtful studio portraits, dynamic group shots, and lively scenes of everyday life; 19 of the frames with locally informed reverse-painted motifs. Silver prints, the objects measuring 4 3/4x3 1/2 to 19 3/4x23 1/2 inches (12.1x8.9 to 50.2x59.7 cm.), and the reverse, each presented in Sidibé's custom frames fabricated with recycled materials, including brightly-colored reverse painted glass, cardboard, and string, sealed with paper tape; 35 with Sidibé's signature and dates, and most with a title (in French), in ink, on frame recto, and 3 on image recto; each with the Jack Shainman Gallery label on frame verso. 1964-2001; framed 2003

      Estimate $30,000 - 45,000

      Acquired from Jack Shainman Gallery; to a Private Collector, in the early 2000s.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $87,500