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Ruth Shaw - A Portrait

1922
Edward Weston (American, 1886–1958)


Dimensions

Sheet: 19.1 x 24.3 cm (7 1/2 x 9 9/16 in.) Mount 1: 19.5 x 24.8 cm (7 5/8 x 9 3/4 in.) Mount 2: 35.5 x 39.5 cm (14 x 15 1/2 in.) Framed: 20.3 x 25.4 cm (8 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

2017.1652

Medium or Technique

Photograph, palladium print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Conger 84

Inscription

Verso of pt. b.r.:Edward Weston/California/1922 (1923 scratched out); on mt. below pt. b.r.:E W 1922; verso of mt. c.: R.S.- a portrait/1922/Edward Weston; MOMA label 1946: 46.119 (as palladium)

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