About This Artwork

Sally Mann
American, born 1951

Holding Virginia, 1989

Gelatin silver print, from the series "Immediate Family," edition 20/25
57.2 x 46.4 cm (image); 60.6 x 50.8 cm (paper)
Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, upper left, in black ink: "X [?/encircled]"; verso, lower left, in graphite: "e [?] ( 25 20 x 24 / 25 16 x 20 / 25 8 x 10"; inscribed and signed verso, lower right, in graphite: "Holding Virginia / © 1989 Sally Mann / 20/25"

Restricted gift of Robin and Sandy Stuart, 2005.24

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "So the Story Goes: Photographs by Tina Barney, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Nan Goldin, Sally Mann, and Larry Sultan," September 16-December 3, 2006. (Katherine Bussard) (Rice Exhibition Gallery)

Publication History

Bussard, Katherine. 2006. “So the Story Goes.” Exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press. p. 86, cat. 128.




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