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ARTHUR WESLEY DOW (1857 - 1922)


ARTHUR WESLEY DOW (1857 - 1922)

Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500

"Grand Canyon Arizona Lower Gorge - End of Bright Angel Trail," USA, 1911
Silver emulsion print
Pencil titled and dated on reverse
Sight: 13 1/4" x 10"
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

Several darkened nicks to frame. Print in overall good condition, sheet is loose, light time-toning throughout, a few very light abrasions to surface in lower right quadrant, a couple of very shallow indentations to sheet in sky, extremely minor folds to two corners and a couple of foxing spots (all outside of image).

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