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El Vicio y la Virtud (Vice and Virtue)

1926
Edward Weston (American, 1886–1958)


Dimensions

Sheet: 24.4 x 19.1 cm (9 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.) double mt Mount 1: 25 x 19.5 cm (9 3/4 x 7 5/8 in.) Mount 2: 41.4 x 34.5 cm (16 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2017.1752

Medium or Technique

Photograph, platinum or palladium print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

Verso of pt. b.l.:Edward Weston/Mexico - 1926; b.r.: “Woman Triumphant:/or the Victory of Virtue/over Vice.” on 2nd mt, below pt. r.: E W 1926; verso of 2nd mt. c.: El Vicio y’ La Virtud/1926/Edward Weston

Provenance

Between 1967 and 1973, sold by the family of the artist to William H. Lane (b. 1914 - d. 1995) and Saundra B. Lane, Lunenburg, MA; 2016, gift of Saundra B. Lane to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 28, 2016)

Credit Line

The Lane Collection