Image Copyright Restricted

Shells

1927
Edward Weston (American, 1886–1958)


Dimensions

Sheet: 23.7 x 19.1 cm (9 5/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2017.1794

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

On mt b.l.: -Shells-; below pt r.: Edward Weston/1927; verso mt c.: Edward Weston/1315 So. Brand Boul./Glendale California/Room 404/177 Post St./San Francisco; 1928 Camera Club label/1928 PPS SF label

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