'NUDE' (CHARIS, SANTA MONICA)
mounted, signed, titled, dated, and numbered '227N' in pencil and stamped by Cole Weston, the photographer's son, on the reverse, framed, 1936, printed posthumously by Cole Weston (Conger 968)
9½ by 7⅝ in. (24.1 by 19.4 cm.)
This photograph is in generally excellent condition. When examined in raking light, silvering is visible in the darkest areas at the periphery.
There is minor soiling on the mount, and a rust-colored deposit on the left side. '489' is written in an unidentified hand in pencil on the reverse of the mount.
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Private collection, New York
By descent to the present owner