Edward Weston


"Succulent," 1930

Gelatin silver print on paper mount to a thin board mount
Edition: 4/50
Initialed and numbered in pencil on the mount, at left: EW; inscribed in pencil on the verso of the mount: To Sally Flavin / a portrait of her garden / hung in my first New York exhibit / Edward Weston
Image/Sheet: 7.5" H x 9.5" W; Mount: 10" H x 13" W

  • Provenance: Private Collection, Bel Air, CA
  • Literature: Conger 589/1930
    Ben Maddow, "Edward Weston: Fifty Years" (Millerton, NY: Aperture, 1973), cf. fig. 87.
    James L. Enyeart, "Edward Weston's California Landscape" (Boston, Little, Brown, 1984), cf. plate 113.
    Beaumont Newhall, "Supreme Instants: The Photography of Edward Weston" (New York: New York Graphic Society, 1986), cf. cat. 192, plate 102.
  • Condition: Overall good condition. Pale staining to the recto and verso mount. Two 0.5" paper losses on the right edge, at center, a 0.75" tear in the upper edge, at right, a 2" fold in the lower left corner, and artist pinholes at each of the four corners, all on the mount.

    Framed under Plexiglas: 16.25" H x 20.25" W x 1" D

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