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ARTHUR WESLEY DOW (1857 - 1922)


ARTHUR WESLEY DOW (1857 - 1922)

Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500

"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

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).

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