Oct 06, 2016 - Sale 2424

Sale 2424 - Lot 165

Price Realized: $ 2,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
Tell me, I beseech you, when I casted my vote to you, did I cast it to the wind?.

Chromogenic print on Kodak Professional paper, 1996. 480x584 mm; 18 7/8x23 inches. Edition of 75. Signed and numbered in ink, verso.

This photograph was made for the 1996 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Carrie Mae Weems reproduces Gustave LeGray's iconic early photograph, Brig on the Water, 1856, in this union of old and new technologies.