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Rhyolite, Nevada

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.


1938, printed 1953/54


Edward Weston (American, 1886–1958)
printed by Brett Weston (American, 1911–1993)

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Photography and Media


Edward Weston


Rhyolite, Nevada


United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1938


Gelatin silver print


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-R-7g / Title [typed in black ink] Rhyolite, Nevada, 1938;” inscribed verso, on mount, lower right, in graphite: “59.757 / RX 3032”


Image/paper: 19.3 × 24.3 cm (7 5/8 × 9 5/8 in.); Mount: 34.9 × 40.6 cm (13 3/4 × 16 in.)

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Gift of Max McGraw

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