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Crack, Jury Chairs, Warren County Courthouse, Warrenton, Missouri

Object Details

Title:

Crack, Jury Chairs, Warren County Courthouse, Warrenton, Missouri

Artist/Maker:

William Clift (American, born 1944)

Culture:

American

Place:

Warrenton, Missouri, United States (Place Created)

Date:

1976

Medium:

Platinum print

Object Number:

2016.139.2

Dimensions:

23.8 × 19.2 cm (9 3/8 × 7 9/16 in.)

Copyright:

© William Clift

Credit Line:

Gift of Bruce Berman and Lea Russo

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Object Description

Two rows of jury chairs with a long crack in the wall behind them. A wall clock with a pendulum is hung next to the chairs.

Provenance
Provenance
1976 -

Created by the artist, William Clift, American, born 1944 (Santa Fe, New Mexico ), sold to Bruce Berman.

- 2016

Bruce Berman (Los Angeles, California ) and Lea Russo (Los Angeles, California ), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2016.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Lambert, Phyllis, et al. Court House: A Photographic Document. Richard Pare, ed. (New York: Horizon Press, 1978), unpaginated, fig. 70.

Clift, William. County Courthouses: A Portfolio of Photographs by William Clift, sale brochure (Santa Fe, New Mexico: William Clift, 1979), unpaginated.

Clift, William. Certain Places: Photographs by William Clift, exh. cat. (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, with William Clift Editions, 1987), unpaginated, pl. 18.