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Untitled, 1971-1974

Dye Transfer Print
20 × 16 in
50.8 × 40.6 cm
$50,000 - 75,000
location
Los Angeles
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ROSEGALLERY
Los Angeles
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Portfolio published by the Eggleston Artistic Trust and printed by Guy Stricherz at CVI, New York, …

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Portfolio published by the Eggleston Artistic Trust and printed by Guy Stricherz at CVI, New York, 2004

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Photography
Signature
Signed by the artist in ink on recto; numbered and dated in ink with copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp on verso. EAT#0704.044
Series
From Dust Bells, Volume I, A collection of twenty dye transfer prints Various dates from 1965 - 1974
William Eggleston
American, b. 1939
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Native Southerner William Eggleston's photographs monumentalize everyday subject matter, such as motel rooms and storefronts, in eccentric, refined compositions. Each detail is important, potentially carrying beauty and mystery. The main catalyst for New American Color Photography, Eggleston is largely credited with legitimizing color photography (especially with the dye transfer process) as a fine art form. Teaching himself from books of prints by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Frank, he began photographing his environment in the 1950s but turned to color, then used largely only commercially, in the late 1960s. Eggleston's 1976 "Color Photographs" show at the Museum of Modern Art was groundbreaking for its striking, saturated color but also for his observational style, often deemed "democratic."

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Portfolio published by the Eggleston Artistic Trust and printed by Guy Stricherz at CVI, New York, …

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Portfolio published by the Eggleston Artistic Trust and printed by Guy Stricherz at CVI, New York, 2004

Medium
Photography
Signature
Signed by the artist in ink on recto; numbered and dated in ink with copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp on verso. EAT#0704.044
Series
From Dust Bells, Volume I, A collection of twenty dye transfer prints Various dates from 1965 - 1974
William Eggleston
American, b. 1939
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Native Southerner William Eggleston's photographs monumentalize everyday subject matter, such as motel rooms and storefronts, in eccentric, refined compositions. Each detail is important, potentially carrying beauty and mystery. The main catalyst for New American Color Photography, Eggleston is largely credited with legitimizing color photography (especially with the dye transfer process) as a fine art form. Teaching himself from books of prints by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Frank, he began photographing his environment in the 1950s but turned to color, then used largely only commercially, in the late 1960s. Eggleston's 1976 "Color Photographs" show at the Museum of Modern Art was groundbreaking for its striking, saturated color but also for his observational style, often deemed "democratic."

Untitled, 1971-1974

Dye Transfer Print
20 × 16 in
50.8 × 40.6 cm
$50,000 - 75,000
location
Los Angeles
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