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Photograph - Fifteen year old youth after release from detention
  • Fifteen year old youth after release from detention
    Goldblatt, David, born 1930 - died 2018
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Fifteen year old youth after release from detention

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Date:

    1985 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Goldblatt, David, born 1930 - died 2018 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    gelatin silver print

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of David Goldblatt, 1987

  • Museum number:

    E.113-1992

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 935, box I

Physical description

A black and white photograph of a seated black youth facing the camera. Each of his arms is in a plaster cast to above the elbows and his torso is bare.

Techniques: Gelatin-silver print

Date

1985 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Goldblatt, David, born 1930 - died 2018 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

gelatin silver print

Marks and inscriptions

signed by the artist
pencil, centre, verso

Dimensions

Height: 27 cm image, Width: 27 cm image, Height: 30.2 cm sheet, Width: 30.2 cm sheet

Descriptive line

'Fifteen year old youth after release from detention', gelatin silver print by David Goldblatt, 1985

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Fifty-one years David Goldblatt, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, 2001, illustrated p. 185.

Production Note

Title as appears on verso. A fuller title is given for this image in Fifty-one years David Goldblatt, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, 2001, - see References for detail.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Gelatin silver process

Subjects depicted

Torture; Apartheid; Youth; Plaster casts

Categories

Africa; Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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