01-23-2020 01-24-2020
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3338B Boston
January 23, 2020 6:00PMCalender
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Steve McCurry (American, b. 1950) Afghan Girl (Sharbat Gula), Refugee Camp, Pakistan

$6,875$5,500
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3338B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 23, 2020 6:00PM

Description:

Steve McCurry (American, b. 1950)

Afghan Girl (Sharbat Gula), Refugee Camp, Pakistan, 1984, printed later. Signed "Steve McCurry" on the reverse. Chromogenic print on Fuji Crystal Archive paper, image size 19 1/2 x 13 in. (49.4 x 33.0 cm), matted, framed.
Condition: Minor crease to l.r. quadrant measuring approximately 1/2 inch.

N.B. This now iconic portrait was featured on the cover of the June 1985 issue of National Geographic.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

Affixed to the backing with linen tape to the upper margin.


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Keywords

Pakistan