Seydou Keïta - Photographs New York Wednesday, April 3, 2013 | Phillips
  • Literature

    Scalo, Seydou Keïta, p. 121

  • Catalogue Essay

    The young woman in the present lot is photographed wearing a "bloc" or "robe samba" dress with three skirts. It is called a "robe samba" because of the wide black and white stripes.


A Young Girl Wearing a 'Robe Samba' dress

Gelatin silver print, printed 1995.
22 x 15 3/4 in. (55.9 x 40 cm)
Signed twice, dated and annotated '52A55' in ink in the margin; signed, dated and annotated 'Paris' in pencil by Philippe Salaün and 'Tirage par Philippe Salaün' stamp on the verso.

$6,000 - 8,000 

Sold for $10,000

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3 April 2013
New York