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Edward Weston (1886-1958); Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio: 1902-1952;

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Lot 27
Edward Weston
(1886-1958)
Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio: 1902-1952

Sold for US$ 80,500 inc. premium

Photographs

7 May 2013, 13:00 EDT

New York

Edward Weston (1886-1958)
Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio: 1902-1952, c. 1952
Carmel, California, 1951, an edition of 100. a portfolio of 12 gelatin silver photographs, printed by Brett Weston under Edward Weston's supervision, each mounted, initialed and dated by the photographer in pencil on the mount, each stamped in ink with the print number on the reverse of the mount; with colophon, introduction by Edward Weston, a plate list, contained in folio, white cloth with flaps and black letterpress title.
9 1/2 x 7 1/2in or reverse

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Estate of Ben Maddow, Weston historian and biographer, author of Edward Weston: His Life and Photographs

    Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco & Los Angeles, 13 November 1994, lot 1597

    The plates are as follows:
    Cabbage Leaf, 1931
    Eel River, 1937
    David H. McAlpin, New York, 1941
    Eroded Rock, Point Lobos, 1930
    Nude, 1936
    Wall Scrawls, Hornitos, 1940
    Guadalupe, Mexico, 1925
    Church Door, Hornitos, 1940
    North Dome, Point Lobos, 1946
    William Edmondson, sculptor, Nashville, 1941
    "Willie," New Orleans, 1941
    Dunes, Oceano, 1936

    Additional images in this lot can be viewed in our online catalog.
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Edward Weston (1886-1958); Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio: 1902-1952;
Edward Weston (1886-1958); Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio: 1902-1952;
Edward Weston (1886-1958); Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio: 1902-1952;
Edward Weston (1886-1958); Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio: 1902-1952;
Edward Weston (1886-1958); Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio: 1902-1952;
Edward Weston (1886-1958); Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio: 1902-1952;
Edward Weston (1886-1958); Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio: 1902-1952;
Edward Weston (1886-1958); Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio: 1902-1952;
Edward Weston (1886-1958); Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio: 1902-1952;
Edward Weston (1886-1958); Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio: 1902-1952;
Edward Weston (1886-1958); Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio: 1902-1952;
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