WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958) [Artichoke, Halved,
1930]. Vintage gelatin silver print dry-mounted to thin buff card, 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches (190 x 242 mm), initialled and numbered 5 from the [projected] edition of 50 (l.l.). Some overall oxidation (silvering) to tones, fading, probably from interaction with the adhesive of the mount, some foxing to the image evident in raking light, the verso of the mount exhibiting some foxing.
Merle Armitage The Art of Edward Weston (New York, 1932), pl. 26
Nancy Newhall The Photographs of Edward Weston (The Museum of Modern Art, 1946), p. 17
Nancy Newhall, ed. The Daybooks of Edward Weston, Volume II, California (Aperture, 1973), pl. 7
Ben Maddow Edward Weston: Fifty Years (Aperture, 1973), p. 147
Keith F. Davis Edward Weston: One Hundred Photographs from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Hallmark Photographic Collection (Kansas City, 1982), p. 20
Beaumont Newhall Supreme Instants: The Photography of Edward Weston (New York, 1986), cat. 139.
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