Oct 18, 2018 - Sale 2489

Sale 2489 - Lot 99

Price Realized: $ 8,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 9,000 - $ 12,000
EDWARD WESTON (1886-1958)/BRETT WESTON (1911-1993)
Dunes, Oceano. Silver print, the image measuring 7 1/2x9 1/2 inches (19.1x24.1 cm.), the mount 13 3/4x16 inches (34.9x40.6 cm.), with Edward's initials and date, in pencil, on mount recto, and the Museum of Modern Art's Art Lending Service label (with typwritten information), Brett Weston's numeric notations 47 50, in pencil, and a credit, title, and date, also in pencil, in an unknown hand, on mount verso. 1936; printed circa 1952

Additional Details

Acquired directly from the Art Lending Service of the Museum of Modern Art; to a Private Collector, in 1955.

The agency, which was established in 1951, included more than 400 artworks by 200 artists. The program's purpose was "to encourage the wider purchase of contemporary art."

Conger, Edward Weston: Photographs from the Collection of the Center for Creative Photography (CCP), pl. 940.

Maddow, Edward Weston: His Life and Photographs (Aperture), p. 169.

Enyeart, Edward Weston's California Landscapes (Boston), pl. 98.

Watts, Edward Weston: A Legacy (The Huntington Library), p. 120.

Markus, ed., Dune: Edward & Brett Weston (Kalispell), p. 4.