Lot 2113
Jesse Andrews (NC/VA, b. 1949), Farm Auction, Grit, Virginia
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Black and white photograph, mounted and framed, signed and inscribed by the photographer.

Image 11 1/8 x 7.5 in.; DOA 20.25 x 16.25 in.

Andrews has been documenting the changing rural landscape of southern Virginia and northern North Carolina since 1975. A collection of his work is archived at the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University. In 2017, the Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History mounted an exhibition of his photographs.

This image is of a farm auction in Grit, Virginia, September 1976. According the archives, the photographer captioned this work as "This is the McFarland farm. They had become physically unable to continue farming."

Light toning to mount.