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Inscribed recto, on mount, lower right, below image, in graphite: "EW1934"; verso unchecked; verso, on mount, center, printed on sticker, in black ink: "The Photographs of Edward Weston / A comprehensive series of 830 photographs selected by Edward / Weston in 1953 as representative of his life’s work, and printed / under his direction by Brett Weston. / This print is one of an edition of six from the negative. / No. [typed in black ink] 159 N / Title [typed in black ink] Nude, 1934;” inscribed verso, lower right, in graphite: “59.693 / RX 3032”
Museum of Modern Art. “Edward Weston.” January 29-March 30, 1975. (Willard Van Dyke) (Either this, 1959.684, 1959.685, 1959.687, 1959.688, 1959.689, 1959.690, 1959.691, or 1959.692; only title and date appear on checklist)
Art Institute of Chicago, “The Photographer’s Curator: Hugh Edwards at the Art Institute of Chicago, 1959-1970,” May 24-October 29, 2017. (Elizabeth Siegel)
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