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Sand Dunes, Oceano, California 1936

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Edward Weston's extensive 1936 series of the dunes in Oceano, California, focuses on line and pattern, in this case the sinuous lines and rolling shapes created by the wind and tides on the sand. He and his fellow Bay Area photographers were early proponents of the large-format cameras and small...

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Inscription

On verso in pencil: title, date photographer's name (in photographer's hand) and 3150

Provenance

Stephen T. Rose, Coconut Grove, FL; purchased by MFA April 1983.

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund

1936

Dimensions

Image/Sheet: 19.0 x 24.2 cm (7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.) Mount: 35.0 x 40.6 cm (13 3/4 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

1983.169

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

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