Bali, Sajan, Indonesia, The Alloeng Kotjok Dance, 1949
silver print, printed 1990s. Signed and dedicated 'pour Gilbert en souvenir de Ratna. Très amicalement' in black ink with the photographer’s blind-stamp in the margin. Matted. Unframed.
image: 24 by 36cm., 9½ by 14¼in.
sheet: 30 by 40cm., 11¾ by 15¾in.
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This print is in overall very good to excellent condition. With a very small indentation mark in the middle subject's mouth and some tiny retouching marks in the image only visible under raking light. With two spots of faint soiling in the upper margin, slight yellowing and undulation along sheet edges, a few faint handling marks and a crease in the lower right margin, all away from the image. With a line in pencil along upper sheet edge recto. Matted.
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Sale: Christie's, Paris, 14 November 2014, lot 344
Private collection, UK