Oct 19, 2010 - Sale 2226

Sale 2226 - Lot 31

Price Realized: $ 2,880
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
WESTON, EDWARD (1886-1958)/WESTON, COLE (1919-2003)
"Toadstool." Silver print, 7 1/2x9 1/4 inches (19.1x23.5 cm.), with the "Negative by Edward Weston" hand stamp and Cole Weston's signature, title and date, in pencil, on mount verso. 1931; printed 1970s

Additional Details

With a Witkin Gallery label and the Museum of Modern Art Lending Services label on frame verso. According to Weston historian Amy Conger, the photographer took six negatives of fungi but this image was the most popular. Edward Weston: The Daybooks II. California, 8; Supreme Instants: The Photography of Edward Weston, 35; The Art of Edward Weston, 24; and Edward Weston: Photographs, 645/1931.