19 November 2004
Alen MacWeeney (b. 1939)
A collection of photographs, including some of the garden and interior of Charleston and of the decorations and the church at Berwick
variously; 12 x 9 in. (30.5 x 22.9 cm.), 9 x 12 in. (22.9 x 30.5 cm.) (12)
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Q. Bell and V. Nicholson, Charleston A Bloomsbury house and garden, London 1997, pp. 2, 54, 114, 135, illustrated.
MacWeeney was born in Dublin in 1939 and began his career as a photographer at the age of 16. He has studied under Alexey Brodovitch and Richard Avedon and his work has appeared in the New York Times, Esquire, and the Irish Times. Several of the present works provide the illustrations in Charleston a Bloomsbury house and garden, London, 1997.
For illustrations of the other four photographs in this lot please see the introduction.
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