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    Sale 2106

    Photographs

    14 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 313

    EDWARD WESTON (1886-1958)

    Excusado, 1926

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    EDWARD WESTON (1886-1958)
    Excusado, 1926
    gelatin silver print, printed c. 1956 by Brett Weston
    title, date and annotation in pencil (on the verso)
    9½ x 7 5/8in. (24.2 x 19.5cm.)


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    This print of Edward Weston's Excusado (1926) was printed by Brett and given to Lou Stoumen in 1956 during the filming of Naked Eye, a documentary (written and directed by Stoumen) on photography. Weston is credited, with Margaret Bourke-White, as the film's still photographer.

    Provenance

    From the artist;
    to Lou Stoumen


    Literature

    Conger, Edward Weston: Photographs from the Collection of the Center for Creative Photography, 1992, fig. 183/1926