Joshua Tree, Mojave Desert

1928

Object

Artist

Edward Weston, American, 1886-1958
Born: Highland Park, IL
Work Locations: Glendale, CA; Mexico City, Mexico; Carmel, CA

Locale

Country

Object Info

Object: photograph
Not currently on view
Object ID: 2012.306

Medium/Technique

Gelatin silver print

Credit

Gift of Joyce and Ted Strauss

More Info

Dimensions

image height: 9.5 in, 24.1300 cm; image width: 7.5 in, 19.0500 cm; sheet height: 9.5 in, 24.1300 cm; sheet width: 7.5 in, 19.0500 cm; mat height: 20 in, 50.8000 cm; mat width: 16 in, 40.6400 cm; frame height: 24.5 in, 62.2300 cm; frame width: 21 in, 53.34

Department

Photography

Known Provenance

Purchased 9 September 1999 from [Andrew Smith Gallery, Inc, Santa Fe, NM] by Edward M. Strauss

Edition

5/50

Inscription

Signed, dated (1928) & numbered (5/50) in pencil just below image on mat. EW/1082. Prize label on verso.

Exhibition History

  • "California Trees"—De Young Museum, 1932 (Weston entered this print & won $100 first prize)
  • "Nancy Newhall: A Literacy of Images"—Museum of Photographic Arts, 9/20/2008-1/25/2009
  • "California Trees: The 1932 Exhibition Revisited"—California Museum of Photography, 8/4/2011-12/31/2011
  • "Photography & Vision: The Influence of Joyce and Ted Strauss"—Denver Art Museum, 6/8/2014 - 1/25/2015