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  • Provenance

    Acquired from Barbara Bullock, the artist's daughter

  • Literature

    Abbott, Wynn Bullock: Revelations, pl. 38
    Aperture, Wynn Bullock: The Enchanted Landscape, Photographs 1940-1975, p. 4
    Aperture, Wynn Bullock, p. 13
    Bullock-Wilson, Wynn Bullock: Photography: A Way of Life, p. 93
    Le Guin, Wild Oats and Fireweed: New Poems, cover

  • Catalogue Essay

    "Child on Forest Road" by Wynn Bullock

    Where’s the little one going
    Alone on the oak-forest road?
    What does the child here?

    Maybe she’s going to meet
    The woman coming from there

    She’s old, she’s old
    Her feet are bare
    Her hair uncombed,
    Far in the forest
    And sweet she whistles,
    “I’m coming, little one, little one,
    Coming on home”

    Her feet are bare
    Her hair uncombed,
    the child who stops and listens, listens
    All by herself on the oak-forest road

    Ursula K. LeGuin

Transcendence: Photography and the Sublime

158

Boy on Forest Road

1958
Gelatin silver print, printed 1960s.
8 7/7 x 7 1/8 in. (22.9 x 18.1 cm)
Signed in ink on the mount; titled and dated in ink on the reverse of the mount.

Estimate
$5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for $10,000

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Sarah Krueger
Head of Department, Photographs

Vanessa Hallett
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Photographs

New York Auction 14 October 2020