Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Brett Weston (American, 1911-1993) Dunes, White Sands

Auction:
3100B
Lot:
107
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3100B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 11, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Brett Weston (American, 1911-1993)

Dunes, White Sands, 1946, printed 1989. Signed "Brett Weston" in pencil on the mount l.r., numbered "20/25" in pencil on the mount l.l. Gelatin silver print mounted to board, image/sheet size 18 7/8 x 23 1/2 in. (47.8 x 59.5 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Good.

Provenance: A private Massachusetts collection.

N.B. For his final portfolio, printed in 1989 in an edition of 25, Brett Weston made large-scale prints from what he selected as his best negatives. Each negative was retired upon the completion of the project and eventually destroyed.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Mount measures 29 3/4 x 32 3/4 in. (75.5 x 83.2 cm). No additional issues to report.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Brett Weston, Dune, Earth, Guggenheim Fellows

Departments

Specialists