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    BRETT WESTON (American, 1911-1993)
    Twenty Photographs Portfolio, 1970-77
    Gelatin silver, printed 1978
    13-1/2 x 10-1/2 inches (34.3 x 26.7 cm) (largest)
    Each signed and dated in pencil lower right corner mount recto; numbered within portfolio stamp verso; portfolio dedication insert editioned '18/35'.


    FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK 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


    Condition Report*: No visible condition issues; each drymounted to an 18 x 15 substrate; portfolio dedication insert editioned in '18/35'.
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    October, 2014
    16th Thursday
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