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Grass

Artist:
Edward Weston (American, Highland Park, Illinois 1886–1958 Carmel, California)
Date:
1941–42
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 19.2 x 24.3 cm (7 9/16 x 9 9/16 in.) Mount: 30.8 x 36.1 cm (12 1/8 x 14 3/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, David Hunter McAlpin Fund, by exchange, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.910
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil, on mount, recto, (beneath image) BL: "©";
Inscribed in pencil, on mount, verso TC: "© Limited Editions Club, Inc. // Not for sale"; (sideways)BC: "B"
[Donna Schneier, Inc., New York]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, November 11, 1975

Whitman, Walt. Leaves of Grass. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1942.



Shortly after after his Guggenheim Project, Edward Weston was offered a challenging new project by Limited Editions Club, New York, to photographically illustrate a new edition of Walt Whitman's 'Leaves of Grass'.
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