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Back to Early 20th C. Design / September 22, 2018


ARTHUR WESLEY DOW (1857 - 1922)

"Ancient Cedars on Rim of Grand Canyon - Arizona," USA, 1912; Silver emulsion print; Pencil titled and dated on reverse; Sight: 10 1/2" x 13 3/4"; Provenance: Estate of Arthur Wesley Dow; George and Barbara P. Wright, the photographer’s grand-niece; Private collection, Pennsylvania; Literature: Enyeart, "Harmony of Reflected Light: The Photographs of Arthur Wesley Dow," 2001, p. 163-64

Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500

Condition Report

A few darkened nicks to frame. Print in overall good condition, sheet is loose, light time-toning throughout, 1 1/2" indentation in upper right quadrant of image, one tiny fold to upper left corner and minuscule tear to left margin (both outside image).