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Property from the Collection of Dr. Joseph D. Lichtenberg

William Eggleston

Greenwood, Mississippi (Red Ceiling)

Lot Closed

October 5, 02:34 PM GMT


150,000 - 250,000 USD

Lot Details


William Eggleston

b. 1939

Greenwood, Mississippi (Red Ceiling)

dye-transfer print, signed and dated in pencil and with a reproduction rights stamp on the reverse, framed, a Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, D. C., label on the reverse, circa 1971, printed in 1980, no. 4 in an edition of 12

image: 11¾ by 18 in. (29.8 by 45.7 cm.)

frame: 22½ by 28¾ in. (57.2 by 73 cm.)

Middendorf Gallery, Washington, D. C., 1990
William Eggleston, Ancient and Modern (New York, 1992), p. 29

The Hasselblad Award 1998: William Eggleston (Zürich, 1999), unpaginated

William Eggleston (London, 2002), cover and pp. 109-110

Elisabeth Sussman and Thomas Weski, William Eggleston: The Democratic Camera, Photographs and Video, 1961-2008 (New York, 2008), title page and pl. 77

Peter Galassi, Walker Evans and Company (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2000), p. 191

Sylvia Wolf, Visions from America: Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2002), p. 99

Rudolf Kicken, Annette Kicken, and Simone Förster, eds., Points of View: Masterpieces of Photography and Their Stories (Köln, 2007), p. 184

Kevin Moore, Starburst: Color Photography in America 1970-1980 (Cincinnati Art Museum, 2010), pl. 124

Washington, D. C., The Phillips Collection, Scale Matters: Photographs from the Joseph and Charlotte Lichtenberg Collection, September 2007 - January 2008