Edward Weston

American, 1886–1958

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One of the most influential American photographers of the 20th century, Edward Weston is known for his richly detailed and precisely composed black-and-white images of semi-abstract nudes, landscapes, and organic forms including close-up studies of

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$1.6m, Sotheby's, 2008
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Tina on the Azotea, 1923
Sold on May 17, 2021
£3,024
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Gelatin silver print
23.7 x 17.7 cm
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£3,024
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May 17, 2021
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Tina on the Azotea, 1923
Gelatin silver print
May 17, 2021
Phillips
£3,024
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23.7 x 17.7 cm
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May 17, 2021
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£3,024
'Cabbage - leaf', 1931
Sold on Apr 12, 2021
$75,600
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gelatin silver print
24.1 x 19.1 cm
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$75,600
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Apr 12, 2021
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gelatin silver print, mounted, signed, dated, and editioned '2-50' in pencil on the mount, titled, numbered '39V,' and dated in pencil and with a 'Photographic Arts Society, San Diego' exhibition label on the reverse, framed, 1931, no. 2 in a projected edition of 50 image: 7 ½ by 9 ½ in. (19.1 by 24.1 cm.) frame: 17 ¾ by 19 in. (45.1 by 48.3 cm.)
'Cabbage - leaf', 1931
gelatin silver print
Apr 12, 2021
Sotheby's
$75,600
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24.1 x 19.1 cm
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Apr 12, 2021
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$75,600
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gelatin silver print, mounted, signed, dated, and editioned '2-50' in pencil on the mount, titled, numbered '39V,' and dated in pencil and with a 'Photographic Arts Society, San Diego' exhibition label on the reverse, framed, 1931, no. 2 in a projected edition of 50 image: 7 ½ by 9 ½ in. (19.1 by 24.1 cm.) frame: 17 ¾ by 19 in. (45.1 by 48.3 cm.)
Nude, 1934
Sold on Apr 9, 2021
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Gelatin silver print
11.4 x 8.7 cm
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Apr 9, 2021
Bonhams
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1934 Gelatin silver print, printed later by Cole Weston, signed, credit, titled, dated and notation '151 N' by Cole Weston on the mount verso. 3 1/2 x 4 1/2in (8.7 x 11.4cm) mount 13 1/4 x 14 1/4in (33.6 x 36.2cm)
Nude, 1934
Gelatin silver print
Apr 9, 2021
Bonhams
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11.4 x 8.7 cm
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1934 Gelatin silver print, printed later by Cole Weston, signed, credit, titled, dated and notation '151 N' by Cole Weston on the mount verso. 3 1/2 x 4 1/2in (8.7 x 11.4cm) mount 13 1/4 x 14 1/4in (33.6 x 36.2cm)
Zabriskie Point, Death Valley, 1937
Sold on Apr 8, 2021
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Gelatin silver print
24.4 x 19.1 cm
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Zabriskie Point, Death Valley, 1937
Gelatin silver print
Apr 8, 2021
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24.4 x 19.1 cm
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Ansel Adams’s Darkroom, 1938
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Gelatin silver print
23.8 x 19.1 cm
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Ansel Adams’s Darkroom, 1938
Gelatin silver print
Apr 8, 2021
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23.8 x 19.1 cm
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Igor Stravinsky, 1935
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Gelatin silver print
9.2 x 11.7 cm
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Igor Stravinsky, 1935
Gelatin silver print
Apr 8, 2021
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9.2 x 11.7 cm
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Dunes, Oceano, 1936
Sold on Mar 29, 2021
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gelatin silver print, mounted
24.4 x 19.4 cm
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Mar 29, 2021
Sotheby's
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Property of a Prominent Corporation gelatin silver print, mounted, signed, dated, and numbered '58SO' in pencil on the reverse, 1936 image: 7 ⅝ by 9 ⅝ in. (19.4 by 24.4 cm.) frame: 17 ½ by 19 ¼ in. (44.4 by 48.9 cm.)
Dunes, Oceano, 1936
gelatin silver print, mounted
Mar 29, 2021
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24.4 x 19.4 cm
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Property of a Prominent Corporation gelatin silver print, mounted, signed, dated, and numbered '58SO' in pencil on the reverse, 1936 image: 7 ⅝ by 9 ⅝ in. (19.4 by 24.4 cm.) frame: 17 ½ by 19 ¼ in. (44.4 by 48.9 cm.)
'Dunes, Oceano', 1936, 1952
Sold on Mar 29, 2021
$11,340
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gelatin silver print, mounted, framed
22.86 x 19.05 cm
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$11,340
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Mar 29, 2021
Sotheby's
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gelatin silver print, mounted, initialed and dated in pencil on the mount, the Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio stamp with plate number '12' in pencil, on the reverse, framed, 1936, printed circa 1952 by Brett Weston under the photographer's supervision, one from an edition of 100 image: 7 ½ by 9 ½ in. (19.1 by 24.1 cm.) frame: 15 ⅜ by 17 ⅝ in. (39.1 by 44.8 cm.)
'Dunes, Oceano', 1936, 1952
gelatin silver print, mounted, framed
Mar 29, 2021
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$11,340
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22.86 x 19.05 cm
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Mar 29, 2021
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$11,340
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gelatin silver print, mounted, initialed and dated in pencil on the mount, the Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio stamp with plate number '12' in pencil, on the reverse, framed, 1936, printed circa 1952 by Brett Weston under the photographer's supervision, one from an edition of 100 image: 7 ½ by 9 ½ in. (19.1 by 24.1 cm.) frame: 15 ⅜ by 17 ⅝ in. (39.1 by 44.8 cm.)
Selected Images of San Francisco, 1937
Sold on Mar 29, 2021
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two gelatin silver prints, each mounted
22.86 x 19.05 cm
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Mar 29, 2021
Sotheby's
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two gelatin silver prints, Alcatraz, San Francisco by Edward Weston and an untitled work by Brett Weston, each mounted, signed and dated in pencil on the mount, Edward Weston's mount annotated in pencil 'Neil: Happy Birthday and all my love - Dad 1937' and 'This photograph is [arrow pointing to Hi-Art Illustration Board insignia] and don't forget' on the reverse, 1937 (2) images: each approximately 7 ½ by 9 ½ in. (19.1 by 24.1 cm.)
Selected Images of San Francisco, 1937
two gelatin silver prints, each mounted
Mar 29, 2021
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22.86 x 19.05 cm
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two gelatin silver prints, Alcatraz, San Francisco by Edward Weston and an untitled work by Brett Weston, each mounted, signed and dated in pencil on the mount, Edward Weston's mount annotated in pencil 'Neil: Happy Birthday and all my love - Dad 1937' and 'This photograph is [arrow pointing to Hi-Art Illustration Board insignia] and don't forget' on the reverse, 1937 (2) images: each approximately 7 ½ by 9 ½ in. (19.1 by 24.1 cm.)
'New Orleans', 1941
Sold on Mar 29, 2021
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gelatin silver print, mounted
41.0 cm
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Mar 29, 2021
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gelatin silver print, mounted, signed and dated in pencil on the mount, titled and annotated 'L41-NOC-1' in pencil on the reverse, 1941 image: 7 ⅝ by 9 ⅝ in. (19.4 by 24.4 cm.)
'New Orleans', 1941
gelatin silver print, mounted
Mar 29, 2021
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41.0 cm
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gelatin silver print, mounted, signed and dated in pencil on the mount, titled and annotated 'L41-NOC-1' in pencil on the reverse, 1941 image: 7 ⅝ by 9 ⅝ in. (19.4 by 24.4 cm.)