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Yosemite Falls

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Coburn's images of the American West, although inspired by the pioneering photographers of California such as Eadweard Muybridge and Carleton Watkins, abandon the documentary purpose of his predecessors. His Yosemite Falls is a Pictorialist vision of nature influenced by theories about harmony...

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Provenance

Thackrey and Robertson, San Francisco, CA; purchased May 1981.

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund

1911

Dimensions

Image/Sheet: 40.6 x 32 cm (16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1981.146

Medium or Technique

Photograph, platinum and gum bichromate combination print

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