Sale 19PH02 | Lot 94

WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958) [Kale, halved,]

Catalogue: Photographs
WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958)  [Kale, halved,]

Lot Details

Lot 94
WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958) [Kale, halved,]
1930. Vintage gelatin silver print dry-mounted to thin buff card, 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches (190 x 242 mm), signed in full "Edward Weston and dated 1930 (l.r.), initialled and numbered 5 from the [projected] edition of 50 (l.l.). Some overall oxidation (silvering) to tones, fading and some yellowing, pobably from interaction with the adhesive of the mount, two faint scratches to upper center, a few minor creaes at edges apparently from the process of mounting, the verso of the mount exhibiting some foxing.
It seems unlikely that more than a small fraction of the projected edition of 50 was ever completed. Copy 4 was sold in 2014 (Sotheby's New York, Tuesday September 30, lot 35). Conger 622
Merle Armitage, The Art of Edward Weston (New York, 1932), pl. 22
Kathy Kelsey Foley, Edward Weston's Gifts to His Sister D>(Dayton Art Institute, 1978), pp. 18 and 45
Beaumont Newhall, Supreme Instants: The Photography of Edward Weston
(New York, 1986), cat. 147, pl. 32.

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

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Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

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