Untitled

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  • Condition Report

  • Provenance

    Toluca Fine Art, Paris

  • Literature

    E. Bostelmann, América: un viaje a través de la injusticia, México: Siglo XXI, 1970, n.p.

  • Catalogue Essay

    Enrique Bostelmann was born and raised in Mexico by German parents. In 1957, he received a grant to study photography at the Bayerische Staatslehranstalt für Photographie in Munich. He started working as a professional photographer in 1961, documenting Mexico’s indigenous communities and impoverished rural areas. In 1970, he published America: un viaje a través de la injusticia [America: A journey through Injustice], exposing the terrible working conditions of the impoverished campesinos of Latin America. Bostelmann served as Vice Chairman from 1983 to 1986 on the Consejo Mexicano de Fotografía [Mexican Photography Council].

  • Artist Bio

    Enrique Bostelmann

    Mexican • 1939 - 2003

    Enrique Bostelmann was born and raised in Mexico by German parents. In 1957, he received a grant to study photography at the Bayerische Staatslehranstalt für Photographie in Munich. He started working as a professional photographer in 1961, documenting Mexico’s indigenous communities and impoverished rural areas. In 1970, he published América: un viaje a través de la injusticia [America: A journey through Injustice], exposing the terrible working conditions of the impoverished campesinos of Latin America. Bostelmann served as Vice Chairman from 1983 to 1986 on the Consejo Mexicano de Fotografía [Mexican Photography Council]. 

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LATIN AMERICA

Untitled

circa 1970
Gelatin silver print.
34.7 x 27.1 cm (13 5/8 x 10 5/8 in.)

Estimate
£3,500 - 4,500 

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London Auction 25 October 2019