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YAU LEUNG | Risking Her Life to Get Water (Sham Shui Po, 1963)

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  • Risking Her Life to Get Water (Sham Shui Po, 1963)
  • signed on the reverse
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image 22.2 x 31.3 cm (9 x 12 in.);sheet 27.9 x 35.5 cm (11 x 14 in.)
  • executed in 1963; printed by the artist in 1990s


The artist
Private collection, Hong Kong


Lu Feng Stories, Photoart Publishing Company, Hong Kong, 1992, pp. 56 Images of Hong Kong, 1960's-1970's: A Collection of Photographs by Yau Leung, Joint Publishing HK, Hong Kong, 2012, pp. 50

Catalogue Note

Note: Please note that the work was hand processed and signed by the artist during his lifetime. Even if many of the images were planned to be printed in multiple editions, as the artist deceased, no more than ten prints of each image were actually processed, proving the rarity of the photographs.