Lot 172: EDWARD WESTON (1886-1958)/COLE WESTON (1919-2003) Rose (Roland de Covarrubias), Mexico.
October 25, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
EDWARD WESTON (1886-1958)/COLE WESTON (1919-2003)
Rose (Roland de Covarrubias), Mexico. Silver print, the image measuring 8 7/8x6 3/4 inches (22.5x17.1 cm.), the trimmed mount 12 1/2x12 3/8 inches (31.8x31.4 cm.), with the Negative by Edward Weston hand stamp with Cole Weston's signature, in pencil, on mount recto; the original Edward Weston Portfolio label with the print number and edition notation 33/50, in ink, attached to a separate backing board. 1926; printed 1971
Roland was both an amateur photographer and dancer, and was married to cartoonist and archaeologist Miguel Covarrubias.
Armitage, The Art of Edward Weston (E. Weyhe), p. 21.
Conger, Edward Weston: Photographs (Center for Creative Photography), pl. 376/1926.