Sebastiao Salgado, Chinstrap Penguins, 2005
Lot 114ΩAR
Sebastião Salgado (Brazilian, born 1944) Chinstrap Penguins, Bailey Head, Deception Island, 2005 Paper 60.8 x 51cm (24 x 20 1/8in), image 51.5 x 38.1cm (20 1/4 x 15in).
Sold for £4,800 (US$ 7,511) inc. premium

Lot Details
Sebastião Salgado (Brazilian, born 1944)
Chinstrap Penguins, Bailey Head, Deception Island, 2005
Gelatin silver print, with the photographer's copyright blindstamp in the lower left margin. The reverse signed, titled 'Antartica' (sic) and dated in pencil.
Paper 60.8 x 51cm (24 x 20 1/8in), image 51.5 x 38.1cm (20 1/4 x 15in).

Footnotes

  • Recognised as one of the greatest living documentary photographers, Sebastião Salgado started his career as an economist before taking up photography on a full-time, professional basis in 1973. Known for his documentation of workers and migrants in developing nations, Salgado has covered significant news events the world over while continuing to pursue long term, self-assigned projects. His work is the subject of several photobooks and appears regularly in major newpaper features.
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