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Inscribed recto, on mount, lower right, below image, in graphite: "EW1938"; 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] DV-Z-27g / Title [typed in black ink] Zabriskie Point, Death Valley, 1938;” inscribed verso, on mount, lower right, in graphite: “59.762 / RX 3032”
Art Institute of Chicago. “Photographs by Edward Weston.” April 8-May 8 1960. (Hugh Edwards)
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