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This artwork is part of Naked before the Camera
This artwork is not on display
In his early attempts to merge the realism of photography with the expressive effect of abstract art, Weston honed in on close-up details of his subjects. That the faces of his models were often cropped or averted served practical as well as aesthetic purposes, enabling the photographs to be read as figure studies rather than as individual portraits while also protecting the privacy of the friends and lovers who served as models.
Inscription: Signed and inscribed in pencil, on mount, recto BR: "Edward Weston // 1925"; Inscribed in pencil, on mount, verso BR: "74.802"
Merle Armitage; Rockwell Kent; [Lacarda Gallery, New York]; private collection, New York; [Mark Kelman]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, September 21, 1978
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