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Jürgen Schadeberg; Nelson Mandela's return to his cell on Robben Island IV
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Lot 122

South African 1931-2020
Nelson Mandela's return to his cell on Robben Island IV
embossed with the artist's copyright credit stamp in the margin; stamped with the artist's copyright stamp on the reverse
silver gelatin print
image size: 14 by 21,5cm; sheet size: 19 by 25cm, unframed

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Estimate R 18 000 - 24 000

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Signed by Nelson Mandela

Jurgen Schadeberg photographed Nelson Mandela from 1952 to 2013. This photograph of Mandela looking through the bars of his Robben Island Cell in 1994 was voted as one of the 50 most memorable images of the 20th century by The Photographers Gallery in London.


Agon Sportsworld, Cologne, Germany, 1 June 2012, lot 133.

Private Collection, South Africa.

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