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A young couple
1949-1951 (taken) 2001 (print)
Gelatin silver print
12˘ x 17˘ins (31.7 x 44.5 cm)
Christie's - London
Courtesy of Christies, London (Sale: 7434 - Photographs, Lot: 22 - Nov 13, 2007)
Signed and dated in ink in margin; signed, dated and annotated 'Paris 2001' by Philippe Salaun, printer, in pencil with his credit stamp on verso.
Ke´ta recalls this image: 'He is wearing European clothes and a beret. The young woman is wearing a lovely dress with a lace front, a large cornelian necklace and gold earrings. Her hair is braided in a style called "cravache" or "coat hangers"' (p.278).
Magnin (ed.), Seydou Ke´ta, Scalo, 1997, p.169.