Untitled (Sumner, Mississippi, Cassidy Bayou in Background)

William Eggleston (American, born Memphis, Tennessee, 1939)
1971, printed 1999
Dye-transfer print
Image: 36.8 x 55.5 cm (14 1/2 x 21 7/8 in.)
Sheet: 50.6 x 60.5 cm (19 15/16 x 23 13/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Louis V. Bell, Harris Brisbane Dick, Fletcher, and Rogers Funds and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, Twentieth-Century Photography Fund, and Elizabeth S. and Robert J. Fisher Gift, 2012
Accession Number:
Rights and Reproduction:
© Eggleston Artistic Trust
Not on view
Inscription: Signed in black ink on print, recto BR [below image]: "William Eggleston"; inscribed in pencil in unknown hand on print, verso BC: "EAT # 9903.033"; artist's stamp in black ink on print, verso BR: "William Eggleston // The Eggleston Artistic Trust hereby certifies this print as an // authentic photographic work by WILLIAM EGGLESTON. // Title: UNTITLED // Date Taken: 1971 [date handwritten in ink] // Date Printed: 1999 [date handwritten in ink] // Edition Number: A.P.C. [edition handwritten in ink] // Type of Print: DYE-TRANSFER // Copyright © Eggleston Artistic Trust. All rights reserved. // The copyright in this photograph is the exclusive property // of the Eggleston Artistic Trust, and this image may not be reproduced without the Trust's express written permission. // [signature in ink] William J. Eggleston, III, // Managing Trustee // Eggleston Artistic Trust"
William Eggleston; Caldecott Chubb; [Cheim & Read, New York]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "At War with the Obvious: Photographs by William Eggleston," February 26, 2013–July 28, 2013.

Eggleston, William. William Eggleston's Guide. New York: Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1976. p.31.

The Hasselblad Award 1998: William Eggleston. 1st ed. Gothenburg: Scalo, 1999.

Chandès, Hervé. William Eggleston. New York: Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, 2002. p.139.

Sussman, Elisabeth, and Thomas Weski. William Eggleston: Democratic Camera, Photographs and Video, 1961–2008. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2008. p.57.