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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist

  • Literature

    M. Haworth-Booth, The Folio Society Book of the 100 Greatest Photographs, London, 2006, p. 201; S. Salgado, Workers: Archaeology of the Industrial Age, London: Phaidon, 1993, p. 314; S. Salgado, An Uncertain Grace, London: Thames and Hudson, 1990, p. 17  

342

Gold mine, Serra Pelada, Brazil (figure eight)

1985
Gelatin silver print, printed later.
51.4 x 34.3 cm (20 1/4 x 13 1/2 in).

Blindstamp in the margin; signed, titled ‘Brasil’ and dated in pencil on the verso. 

Estimate
£3,500 - 4,500 ‡ ♠

Sold for £9,375

BRIC Theme Sale

23-24 April 2010
London