UNTITLED (FROM NIGHTCLUB PORTRAITS)
oversized, flush-mounted, signed in ink and with the Eggleston Artistic Trust label, with edition '1/5' in ink, on the reverse, framed, 1973, printed in 2005
38 by 26⅝ in. (96.5 by 67.6 cm.)
This print, trimmed to the image, is in generally excellent condition. When the photograph is examined unframed, scattered small impressions and minor edge chipping are visible due to contact with the frame.
The typewritten label reads as follows: 'This silver gelatin photograph by William Eggleston was made in 1973 in Memphis using a 5 x 7 format camera, printed in 2005 under the artist's supervision, by Charles Griffin, Griffin Editions, New York, and is published by the Eggleston Artistic Trust, Memphis, in an edition of 5 numbered and 2 lettered examples, of which this is: '1/5' [handwritten in ink]'
The label is stamped 'EAT# 0509.036'
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