EDWARD WESTON (1886–1958)
Dunes, Oceano, 1936
gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1951 by Brett Weston for Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio
initialed and dated in pencil (mount, recto); stamped portfolio print ‘No. 12’ (mount, verso); credited, titled and dated on affixed gallery label (mat, verso)
image/sheet: 7 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (18.4 x 24.1 cm.)
mount: 13 5/8 x 16 in. (34.6 x 40.6 cm.)
This print is number twelve from an edition of 100 from portfolio Fiftieth Anniversary Portfolio (Carmel, California, 1951).

Acquired from family of the artist by photographer Joseph Sterling, late 1950s;
by descent to the widow of the above, 2010;
from the above to a private collection, New York.
Kathy Kelsey Foley, Edward Weston's Gifts to His Sister, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, 1978, p. 47.
Beaumont Newhall, Supreme Instants: The Photography of Edward Weston, A New York Graphic Society Book; Little, Brown and Company; Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Boston, 1986, pl. 126, p. 181.
Amy Conger, Edward Weston: Photographs from the Collection of the Center for Creative Photography, Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, 1992, fig. 943/1936.
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