7 October 2009
ALEC SOTH (B. 1969)
Charles Lindbergh's Boyhood Bed, Little Falls, MN, 2000
signed, titled, dated and numbered '3/15' in ink (on the verso)
16 x 20 1/8in. (40.6 x 51.1 cm.)
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Soth, Sleeping by the Mississippi, Steidl, 2004, n.p.
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