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Richard Prince
B. 1949
UNTITLED (FOUR WOMEN LOOKING IN THE SAME DIRECTION) 
signed, dated 1977 and numbered 7/10 on the reverse of each print
Ektacolor print, in 4 parts
each image: 16 1/4 by 23 1/2 in. 41.3 by 59.7 cm.
each sheet: 20 by 24 in. 50.8 by 61 cm.
Executed in 1977, this work is number 7 from an edition of 10. 
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Provenance

Sadie Coles HQ, London
Acquired from the above by Marc Jacobs in October 2003

Exhibited

New York, Skarstedt Fine Art, Richard Prince: Early Photographs 1977-1979, February - April 2001, pp. 24-25, illustrated in color (another example exhibited)
Basel, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Richard Prince, Photographs, December 2001 - February 2002, pp. 16-17, illustrated in color (another example exhibited)
Moscow, Multimedia Art Museum, You Are Looking at Something That Never Occurred, September - November 2018

Literature

Rosetta Brooks, Jeff Rian and Luc Sante, Eds., Richard Prince, London 2003, pp. 38-39, illustrated in color
Christopher Bagley, "Marc Jacobs," W Magazine, 1 November 2017, online

Catalogue Note

"By generating what appears to be a double, it might be possible to represent what the original photograph or picture imagined...more technological than mechanical, more a simulation than an expression, the result is a photograph that's the closest thing to the real thing."

Richard Prince

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