Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958); Carmelita Maracci;
Lot 11
Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958); Carmelita Maracci;
US$ 10,000 - 15,000
£6,000 - 9,000
Auction Details
Photographs New York
1 Nov 2011 13:00 EDT

Auction 19225
Lot Details
Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958)
Carmelita Maracci, 1937
Gelatin silver print, probably printed in the 1940s, flush-mounted and tipped to a slick white board, initialed 'EW' and dated '1935' in pencil on the board; signed, titled, dated in pencil and blue 'Bureau de Paris Batignolles' stamp on board verso, framed.
'Portraits by Weston taken during the period of his Guggenheim fellowships are rare. Also known as Carlotta Grisi, she was an accomplished modern dancer who knew Weston in Santa Monica.' (Conger, fig. 1172)
4 5/8 x 3 5/8in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired by the present owner from Kim Weston, 2005

    Literature:
    Amy Conger, Edward Weston: Photographs from the Collection of the Center for Creative Photography, fig. 1172, there dated 1937; Edward Weston, 1886-1958, Taschen, 1999, p. 188
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