Property of a Prominent Corporation
1886 - 1958
gelatin silver print, mounted, signed, dated, and numbered '58SO' in pencil on the reverse, 1936 image: 7 ⅝ by 9 ⅝ in. (19.4 by 24.4 cm.)
frame: 17 ½ by 19 ¼ in. (44.4 by 48.9 cm.)
Please note the color and shades in the online catalogue illustration may vary depending on screen settings. This early print is in generally excellent condition. There is exceptional detail and tonal range from the grains of sand in the foreground stretching to the far distance. There is a deposit of original retouching in the upper right quadrant, visible only under very close examination. There are faint graphite mounting and trimming guidelines on the mount. There are hinge remnants along the edges on the reverse.
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.
Naomi Lyons, Sommer's assistant
Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York
Sotheby's New York, 27 April 2004, Sale 7986, Lot 17, Solomon Fine Art, Monarch Beach, CA, as agent
James Enyeart, California Landscapes (Boston 1984), pl. 41