View full screen - View 1 of Lot 76. 'Toad Stools' (Fungus).
76

Edward Weston

'Toad Stools' (Fungus)

The Collection of Jay I. Kislak: Sold to Benefit the Kislak Family Foundation

Edward Weston

Edward Weston

'Toad Stools' (Fungus)

'Toad Stools' (Fungus)

Edward Weston

1886 - 1958

'Toad Stools' (Fungus)


gelatin silver print, mounted, initialed and dated on the mount, signed, titled, dated, and annotated '87U 1932' in pencil on the reverse, framed, 1932, possibly printed in the 1940s

image: 7 ½ by 9 ½ in. (19.1 by 24.1 cm.)

frame: 19 ¼ by 20 ¼ in. (48.9 by 51.4 cm.)

Please note the colors and shades in the online catalogue illustration may vary depending on screen settings. This early print is in generally excellent condition. There is silvering along the left and right edges. Visible only under close examination are a few linear impressions in the upper right quadrant. The mount is faintly soiled overall and age-darkened at the edges. There is some faint foxing. The reverse is soiled, particularly along the edges. There is an adhesive remnant at the upper right corner. '3' is written in pencil, possibly in the photographer's hand. When examined under ultraviolet light, this print does not appear to fluoresce.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Sotheby's New York, 8 May 1984, Sale 5176, Lot 359
Conger 685

Nancy Newhall, ed., Edward Weston: The Flame of Recognition (Aperture, 1971), p. 45

Beaumont Newhall, Supreme Instants: The Photography of Edward Weston (Boston, 1986), pl. 36