Edward Weston


"Sandstone Erosion, Point Lobos," 1942

Gelatin silver print on paper mounted to board mount
Initialed and dated in pencil on the mount, at right: EW; inscribed in pencil on the mount, verso: PL42-R-2
Image/Sheet: 7.625" H x 9.5" W; Mount: 14" H x 15.5" W

  • Provenance: Private Collection, Bel Air, CA
  • Literature: Conger 1699/1942
    Edward Weston, "My Camera on Point Lobos" (New York: Da Capo Press, 1950), cf. plate 13.
    David Brower, "Not Man Apart: Photographs of the Big Sur Coast" (San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1965), cf. 44.
    Beaumont Newhall, "Supreme Instants: The Photography of Edward Weston" (New York: New York Graphic Society, 1986), cf. cat. 192, and plate 102.
    Sarah M. Lowe and Dody Weston Thompson, "Edward Weston Life Work: Photographs from the collection of Judith G. Hochberg and Michael P. Mattis" (Revere, PA: Lodima Press, 2003), cf. plate 106.
    Susan Danly, Jonathan Spaulding, Jessica Todd Smith, and Jennifer A. Watts, "Edward Weston: A Legacy" (The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens; New York: Merrell, 2003), cf. fig. 13, plate 21.
  • Condition: Overall good condition. Pale light staining to the board mount. A small speck and 0.125" area of abrasion in the upper edge, at right, and with a possibly attendant stray line on the mount, above the abrasions. The mount is affixed to the back mat with three archival corners.

    Framed under glass: 17.25" H x 21.25" W x 1.25" D

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