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Salt Beds, Death Valley

1938
Edward Weston (American, 1886–1958)


Dimensions

Sheet: 19.2 x 23.8 cm (7 9/16 x 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2017.2580

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

On mt. below pt. b.r.: Edward Weston 1938; verso mt. u.l.: DV-DV-12G; c.: Salt Beds/Death Valley/from elevation app. one mile/(twenty miles to alluvial fans)/Floor of Death Valley/1938 (last two lines circled)

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