ARTHUR WESLEY DOW (1857 - 1922)
"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
Sale Price: $3,625
Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500
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).