Untitled (Baby Doll Cadillac)

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  • Provenance

    Cheim & Read, New York

  • Literature

    The Hasselblad Award 1998: William Eggleston, Göteborg: Hasselblad Center, 1999, n.p. there titled and dated Memphis, Tennessee, 1973
    William Eggleston, Paris: Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain; London: Thames & Hudson, 2002, pl. 145
    William Eggleston: Los Alamos, Zürich: Scalo, 2003, p. 41
    William Eggleston: Democratic Camera, Photographs and Video, 1961-2008, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008, cover and p. 111, pl. 50

  • Artist Bio

    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 (Baby Doll Cadillac)

1965-1974
Dye transfer print from Los Alamos, printed 2001.
29.6 x 44.9 cm (11 5/8 x 17 5/8 in.)
Signed in ink in the margin; numbered 6/7 in an unidentified hand in ink, 'Los Alamos' Eggleston Artistic Trust copyright credit reproduction limitation and edition stamp on the verso. One from an edition of 7 plus 3 lettered artist's proofs.

Estimate
£30,000 - 50,000 

sold for £31,250

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