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Property from an Important Private European Collection

Jeff Wall

Diagonal Composition

transparency in light box
50 x 56 x 12.2 cm (19 5/8 x 22 x 4 3/4 in.)
Executed in 1993, this work is an artist's proof from an edition of 10 plus 4 artist's proofs.

Estimate
£20,000 - 30,000 

sold for £50,000

Contact Specialist
Simon Tovey
Head of Sale
+44 20 7318 4084

  • Provenance

    Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1998

  • Exhibited

    Kleve, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Sammlung Ackermans, 18 April 1997 (another example exhibited)
    Lisbon, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Deslocação From Here to There, 14 October 1997 – 4 January 1998 (another example exhibited)
    Leeds, Henry Moore Institute, Here and Now II: Jeff Wall, 19 November 1998 – 3 January 1999 (another example exhibited)
    Castello, Espai d'Art Contemporani de Castelló, Jeff Wall, Pepe Espaliú: Temps Suspés, 25 May – 11 July 1999 (another example exhibited)
    Kleve, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Schöne Aussichten-Neuerwerbungen, 25 June – 3 September 2000 (another example exhibited)
    London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, The Whitechapel Art Gallery Centenary Exhibition, 21 March - 20 May 2001 (another example exhibited)
    Venice Biennale, Giardini di Castello, Arsenale, Esposizione Internationale d'Arte: Platea dell'u-manitá/Plateau of Humankind, 10 June – 4 November 2001 (another example exhibited)
    Rome, Galleria Lorcan O'Neill, Jeff Wall, 29 March – 2 May 2003 (another example illustrated)
    Kunsthalle Mannheim, Die Neue Kunsthalle II, 23 November 2003 – 7 March 2004 (another example exhibited)
    Ruhrlandmuseum Essen, Wirklich wahr!: Realitätsversprechen von Fotografien, 6 June – 26 September 2004 (another example exhibited)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Jeff Wall Photographs, 30 November 2012 - 17 March 2013 (another example exhibited)

  • Literature

    Tilburg, De Pont museum voor hedendaagse kunst Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jeff Wall, 22 October 1994 -12 February 1995, p. 13
    Tom Eccles, ‘Jeff Wall at Marian Goodman’, Art in America, vol. 83, no. 10, October 1995, pp. 121-122
    F. Migayrou, Jeff Wall. Simple Indication, Brussels, 1995, pp. 102-103.
    Garrett Holg, ‘Jeff Wall: Museum of Contemporary Art’, The Art News, vol. 94, no. 8, October 1995, p. 154
    Jeff Wall, exh. cat., Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 1995, p. 67 (another example illustrated)
    Paul Usherwoord, ‘Jeff Wall: Whitechapel Art Gallery, London’, Art Monthly, no. 195, April 1996, p. 25
    Jorg-Uwe Albig, ‘Jeff Wall: Wahrheit ist kein Werk von Sekunden’, ART. Das Kunstmagazin, no. 6, June 1996, p. 25
    Richard Vine, ‘Wall's Wager’, Art in America, vol. 84, no. 4, April 1996, p. 88
    Jeff Wall: Space and Vision, exh. cat., Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, 1996 – 1997, no. 17, p. 32 (another example illustrated)
    Matthew Barney, Tony Oursler, Jeff Wall, exh. cat., Sammlung Goetz, Munich, 1996 – 1997, p. 84 (another example illustrated)
    Rainer Rochlitz, L'art du banc d'essai Esthétique et critique, Paris, 1998, p. 419
    Jeff Wall: Oeuvres 1990-1998
    , exh. cat., Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, 1999, p. 12
    Robert Enright, ‘The Consolation of Plausibility: An Interview with Jeff Wall’, Border Crossings, vol. 19, issue 1, no. 73, January 2000, p. 45
    Home, exh. cat., Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, 5 February – 25 April 2000, p. 98 (another example illustrated)
    Jeff Wall: Figures & Places: Ausgewählte Werke von 1978 bis 2000, exh. cat., Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, 2001 – 2002, p. 11 (another example illustrated)
    Thierry de Duve, Arielle Pelenc, Boris Groys, Jean-Francois Chevrier, Jeff Wall, London, 2002, p. 93
    Malerei ohne Malerei, Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig, 2002, p. 37
    Kabinettstücke: Camera Elinga: Pieter Janssens begegnet Jeff Wall, exh. cat., Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, 2002, pp. 28-29.
    C. Walter, Bilder erzählen! Positionen inszenierter Fotografie: Eileen Cowin, Jeff Wall, Cindy Sherman, Anna Gaskell, Sharon Lockhart, Tracey Moffatt, Sam Taylor-Wood, Weimar, 2002, pp. 127 and 137
    Jeff Wall Photographs: 2002 Hasselblad Award Winner Exhibition, exh. cat., Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2003, n.p. (another example illustrated)
    Jeff Wall, Photographs, exh. cat., Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Vienna, 2003, p. 64 (another example illustrated)
    Painting Pictures: Malerei und Medien im Digitalen Zeitalter, exh. cat., Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, 2003, p. 61
    Jetzt und Hier: Die Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst, exh. cat., Museum Kurhaus Kleve, 2003, no. 42, n.p.
    Jeff Wall-Photographs 1978-2004, exh. cat., Schaulager, Basel, 2005 (another example illustrated, frontispiece)
    Jeff Wall: Tableaux, exh. cat., Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, 2004, p. 71 (another example illustrated)
    Craig Burnett, Modern Artists: Jeff Wall, London, 2005, p. 69 (another example illustrated)
    Jean Francois Chevrier, Theodora Vischer and Heidi Naef, eds. Jeff Wall: Catalogue Raisonné 1978-2004, Göttingen, 2005, no. 49, p. 129 (illustrated)
    Michael Newman, Jeff Wall Works and Collected Writings, Barcelona, 2007, n.p. (another example illustrated)
    Jeff Wall, exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2007, p. 103 (another example illustrated)
    Mark Lewis, Jean-Francois Chevrier, Thierry de Duve, Arielle Pelenc and Boris Groys, Jeff Wall: The Complete Edition, London, 2009, p. 120 (another example illustrated)
    Michael Fried, Why Photography Matters as Art as Never Before, London, 2010, p. 53 (illustrated)

32

Property from an Important Private European Collection

Jeff Wall

Diagonal Composition

transparency in light box
50 x 56 x 12.2 cm (19 5/8 x 22 x 4 3/4 in.)
Executed in 1993, this work is an artist's proof from an edition of 10 plus 4 artist's proofs.

Estimate
£20,000 - 30,000 

sold for £50,000

Contact Specialist
Simon Tovey
Head of Sale
+44 20 7318 4084

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