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  • Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 'The American Landscape: Color Photographs from the Collection of Bruce and Nancy Berman', 7 October 2009, lot 90

  • Literature

    Hasselblad Center, William Eggleston, n.p.
    Smithsonian, Horses and Dogs: Photographs by William Eggleston, cover

  • Artist Biography

    William Eggleston

    American • 1939

    William Eggleston's highly saturated, vivid images, predominantly capturing the American South, highlight the beauty and lush diversity in the unassuming everyday. Although influenced by legends of street photography Robert Frank and Henri Cartier-Bresson, Eggleston broke away from traditional black and white photography and started experimenting with color in the late 1960s.

    At the time, color photography was widely associated with the commercial rather than fine art — something that Eggleston sought to change. His 1976 exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, Color Photographs, fundamentally shifted how color photography was viewed within an art context, ushering in institutional acceptance and helping to ensure Eggleston's significant legacy in the history of photography.

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Untitled (Arkansas)

1992
Dye transfer print.
11 5/8 x 17 1/2 in. (29.5 x 44.5 cm)
Signed in ink in the margin; signed by William J. Eggleston III in ink, titled, dated and numbered 3/5 in an unidentified hand in pencil within the Eggleston Artistic Trust copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp on the verso.

Estimate
$5,000 - 7,000 

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