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Prologue to a Sad Spring

Margrethe, Glendale
Shadow on a Barn Door

1920
Edward Weston (American, 1886–1958)


Dimensions

Sheet: 23.8 x 18.7 cm (9 3/8 x 7 3/8 in.) Mount 1: 24.2 x 19.1 cm (9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.) Mount 2: 41.5 x 34.5 cm (16 3/8 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2017.1641

Medium or Technique

Photograph, palladium print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

Verso of pt. c.:Shadow of a Barn Door/Edward Weston/Glendale 1920; on mt. below pt. b.r.:E W 1920; verso of mt. c.:Shadow on a Barn - 1920/and Margrethe/Edward Weston; MOMA label 1946: 46.112

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