Classic Photographs

Classic Photographs

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Property from the Collection of Dr. Joseph D. Lichtenberg


Memphis (Tricycle)

Lot Closed

October 5, 02:34 PM GMT


250,000 - 350,000 USD

Lot Details


William Eggleston

b. 1939

Memphis (Tricycle)

dye-transfer print, signed in pencil and with a reproduction rights stamp on the reverse, framed, circa 1969, printed in 1980, no. 6 in an edition of 20

image: 12 by 17 ½ in. (30.5 by 44.5 cm.)

frame: 20 ⅝ by 25 ⅝ in. (52.4 by 65.1 cm.)

Middendorf Gallery, Washington, D. C., 1988
John Szarkowski, William Eggleston’s Guide (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1976), cover and p. 81

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

William Eggleston (London, 2002), p. 94

Elisabeth Sussman and Thomas Weski, William Eggleston: The Democratic Camera, Photographs and Video, 1961-2008 (New York, 2008), pl. 22

Keith Davis, An American Century of Photography, from Dry-Plate to Digital:  The Hallmark Photographic Collection (Kansas City and New York, 1999), p. 471

Kevin Moore, Starburst: Color Photography in America 1970-1980 (Cincinnati Art Museum, 2010), pl. 138

Jeff Rosenheim, Photography's Last Century: The Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Collection (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2020), p. 86