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    Sale 2499 | Lot 108
    Price Realized: $15,000With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2499 Lot 108

      EDWARD WESTON (1886-1958)
      Taliesin West, Phoenix Arizona (Frank Lloyd Wright's Studio). Silver print, the image measuring 7 5/8x9 1/2 inches (19.4x24.1 cm.), the mount 9x11 inches (22.9x27.9 cm.), with Weston's initials and date, in pencil, on mount recto, and with his notation "For Sibyl From Edward," in pencil, on mount verso. 1941

      Estimate $7,000 - 10,000

      From a Private European Collector.

      In the early Summer of 1941, Weston and Charis Wilson made a trip to the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam. Following this the couple visited Frederick Sommer in Prescott, Arizona, before arriving in Phoenix, where Weston appears to have focused heavily on photographing at Frank Lloyd Wright's studio, Taliesin West. Weston retained 6 negatives from this venture, and proposed that one of these images be considered for his 1946 retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art.

      Conger, Edward Weston: Photographs (Center for Creative Photography), fig. 1562.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $15,000