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Gold Mine, Serra Pelada, Brazil


Sebastião Salgado



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Gold Mine, Serra Pelada, Brazil, Sebastião Salgado
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Medium: Photographs | Gelatin silver print
Size: 11 15/16 x 17 5/8 in. (30.32 x 44.77 cm) (image)15 15/16 x 19 11/16 in. (40.48 x 50.01 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: South America, Brazil
Culture: South America, Brazil
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Signature, Date, Title and Inscription on verso lower right in pencil: [SEBASTIAL / SALGADO / GOLD MINING]; above previous, illegible signature (3) and: [BRAZIL - 1986]
Physical Description: man climbing a ladder out of an open pit mine; hand and forearm at upper left; full sack on shoulder/neck area
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Frederick B. Scheel
Accession Number: 2007.35.288
Rights: © Sebastião Salgado / Amazonas images. All rights reserved.
Artist: Sebastião Salgado, Brazilian, born 1944
Role: Photographer
Nationality: Brazilian
Life Dates: Brazilian, born 1944
Added to Site: March 1, 2009