Sebastião Salgado - Photographs New York Wednesday, October 14, 2020 | Phillips
  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist

  • Literature

    Taschen, Sebastião Salgado: Genesis, cover and p. 323

  • Catalogue Essay

    "So many times I’ve photographed stories that show the degradation of the planet. . . But, in the end, I thought the only way to give us an incentive, to bring hope, is to show the pictures of the pristine planet – to see the innocence." – Sebastião Salgado

Transcendence: Photography and the Sublime


Eastern Part of the Brooks Range, Alaska, USA

Gelatin silver print, printed 2017.
29 1/2 x 21 1/4 in. (74.9 x 54 cm)
Signed, titled 'Alaska' and dated in pencil on the verso.

$12,000 - 16,000 

Sold for $15,000

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New York Auction 14 October 2020