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    BRETT WESTON (American, 1911-1993)
    Twenty Photographs Portfolio, 1970-1977
    Gelatin silver, 1978
    13-3/8 x 15-3/8 inches (34.0 x 39.0 cm)
    Each signed and dated in pencil mount recto; portfolio stamp and print no. in pencil verso; portfolio dedication insert editioned in ink '29/35'.

    THE COHEN COLLECTION

    Self published, Carmel Valley, California, 1978, The Schuberth Bookbindery, S.F. blindstamped inside four-fold portfolio box; with text inserts including title, dedication, Rossario Mazzeo introduction, and contents pages.

    Elegant Gorp, 1976; Bristle Cone Pine, 1976; Weeds and Wall, 1972; Wigwam Burner, 1971; Tide Pool, 1974; Sierra Lake, 1971; Calligraphy, 1970; Nude, 1975; Ice, 1971; Abrasions, 1977; Forest, 1971; Dew Drops, 1976; Rock Wall, 1971; Street Scene, 1973; Aspens, 1972; Reflections, 1976; Succulent, 1977; Mud Cracks, 1977; Lakescape, 1973; Desert Clouds, 1976.

    "His imagination turns commonplace objects into the forms of things unknown. Brett gives tangible shape to our latent, hopeful imagery and makes us feel the beauty and wonderment of everything he sees."
    - Rossario Mazzeo, August 5, 1977




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    April, 2014
    5th Saturday
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