Holy blood - photograph by Christophe Bene

Holy blood
Holy blood
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N°6 of a limited edition to 30 copie(s)

Description of the photograph

Presentation photograph of the exhibition SENEGAL TRIPTIK by Christophe BENE. Shooting carried out at the slave island of GORÉE off DAKAR - Senegal. The shooting of these two children was carried out from the mast of the ferry to the pier of the port of Gorée Island. Children who greet tourists in the water and wait for them to throw some coins to dive under the ferry still running. Many accidents have occurred. This image symbolizes the "blood of Africa" or the "Holy Blood". A Lighthouse image of the exhibition SENEGAL TRIPTIK which is a look at the reality of Senegalese society through a global vision of life in Dakar neighborhoods. The photographic truth of a beautiful country without money. An Ethno-Urban exhibition including some photographs including "Santa Sangre" were exhibited at the FIAC Off. This image won the 1st prize in the "Red" category of the largest photo contest in the world by PHOTO magazine.

Keywords used by Christophe Bene to describe this photograph: Photography; exposure; Senegal; island; slaves; Goree; dakar; children; ferry; pier; Harbor; water; picture; symbol; red; African blood; Holy; senegal triptik exhibition; realism; society; vision; district; Dakar; photographic truth; beautiful; country; ethno; Urban; santa; sangre; fiac; price; reward; red; competition; Photo; world; magazine; symbol; original; atypical; unique; Africa; water; christophe; bene; cbene; 01; com

Information about the photograph


This art photograph was taken with a film camera. The picture is printed on satin paper using the latest inkjet printing technologies.


Each print is coated with a protective varnish to ensure long-lasting preservation.


270g/m2 satin-finish paper.

Mounting on aluminium

The photograph is laminated on a 2mn Dibond aluminium plate with a frame on the back to easily hang the photograph on the wall.


This photograph is sold with a certificate of authenticity.

Available sizes

30x20, 51x34, 70x47, 90x60, 120x80.

Suggested finishes

Print only, Classic wood frame, Aluminum mounting, Premium aluminium frame, Floater frame.


This photograph is part of a limited edition of 30 copies worldwide.


The certificate of authenticity is signed by the artist.

Frames information

Frame sizes
Frames size
Small27x20, 30x20, 30x24
Medium30x30, 45x34, 45x36, 51x34
Large47x47, 60x48, 63x47, 70x47
Frame details
  • Each frame is aluminium (best quality) or wood
  • A blank mat is always present to frame the photo
  • Frame covered with a glass to protect the photograph
Frames sizeSize of the related photographs
Framing 40x3027x20, 30x20, 30x24
Framing 40x4030x30
Framing 60x5045x34, 45x36, 51x34
Framing 60x6047x47
Framing 80x6060x48, 63x47, 70x47

Handrcafted production

Method of manufacturing frames
Method of manufacturing aluminum mounting

Christophe Bene

Paris, France

Christophe Bene is a self-taught photographer currently based in Paris,...

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