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  • Provenance

    Atlas Gallery, London

  • Literature

    J. Lacouture et al., In Our Time: The World as Seen by Magnum Photographers, Norton, 1989, pp. 196-197
    René Burri Photographs, Phaidon, 2004, cover and pp. 192-193

  • Catalogue Essay

    ‘Did I know those men on the roof when I took the photograph, no… I walked out onto the terrace and at the moment those guys came from nowhere and I shot.’

    René Burri

42

São Paulo, Brazil

1960
Gelatin silver print, printed 2012.
Image/Sheet: 112.5 x 169.8 cm (44 1/4 x 66 7/8 in.)
Frame: 122 x 179.8 cm (48 x 70 3/4 in.)

Signed and dated in ink on an artist label affixed to the reverse of the flush-mount; printed title, date and number 1/7 on a gallery label affixed to the reverse of the frame. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.

Estimate
£25,000 - 35,000 

Sold for £27,500

Contact Specialist
Genevieve Janvrin
Head of Photographs, Europe
+44 20 7318 4092

Photographs

London Auction 3 November 2016