Image Copyright Restricted

El Pingüino (penguin)

1926
Edward Weston (American, 1886–1958)


Dimensions

Sheet: 19.2 x 24.4 cm (7 9/16 x 9 5/8 in.) Mount: 37 x 39.5 cm (14 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2017.1760

Medium or Technique

Photograph, platinum or palladium print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

Verso pt. b.l.: Edward Weston/Mexico 1926. On mt. below pt. b.l.: E W 2/50; b.l. corner: "Pinguino"; b.r. corner: Edward Weston/Mexico 1926; verso mt. u.l.: 22J/SFMA label 9/14/37; b.r. MOMA lending label E.L.42.1297

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