'SHARBAT GULA, AFGHAN GIRL', PAKISTAN, 1984
Chromogenic print, printed later. Signed and annotated in black in on the verso.
Image 54 x 36 cm (21¼ x 14¼ in.);
sheet 61 x 51 cm (24 x 20 in.)
This intensely coloured, luminous and rich chromogenic print is in overall excellent condition.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Private collection, USA
National Geographic Magazine, vol. 167, n°6, June 1985, cover.
Steve McCurry, South Southeast, London, Phaidon, 2000, ill. p. 137.
Steve McCurry, Regards d'Orient, Paris, Phaidon, 2006, ill. p. 28.
Steve McCurry, 100 photos de Steve McCurry pour la liberté de la presse, Paris, Reporters sans frontières, 2012, ill. p. 13.
Steve McCurry, Portraits, Paris, Phaidon, 2013, ill. cover.