As the hour for their siesta approached, Yann waited in the rain for the gorillas to arrive. There was no point lying in ambush to observe this sleepy male. “Another time, he came and rested his head on my foot; it was a very powerful moment and i had tears in my eyes. It was the first time a wild animal had ever trusted me on such a level.”
Taken in 1987, It is a silver photography. His original slide is stored by the Yann Arthus-Bertrand Studio in Paris.
Original work by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. The prints are made exclusively by the Yann Arthus-Bertrand Studio in Paris under the control of the artist himself.
Original Edition Signed and Numbered
All the signed prints include a white border
- Format 1, 2 & 3 = 2 cm of white border around the image
- Format 4, 5 = 4 cm of white border around the image
- Format 6 = 5 cm of white border around the image
Digital print made by the Yann Arthus-Bertrand Studio. Canon IPF 9400 Ink-jet printer, pigmentary ink, printing on acid free 100% cotton fibre paper (Museo Silver Rag)
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