Joshua Tree, Mojave Desert

Joshua Tree, Mojave Desert

1928
Artist
Edward Weston, American, 1886-1958
Born: Highland Park, IL
Work Locations: Glendale, CA, Mexico City, Mexico, Carmel, CA
Locale
California
Country
United States
photograph
Gelatin silver print
Gift of Joyce and Ted Strauss
2012.306
Edward Weston (American). Joshua Tree, Mojave Desert. 1928. Gelatin silver print. Gift of Joyce and Ted Strauss. 2012.306.
Dimensions
image height: 9.5 in, 24.1300 cm; image width: 7.5 in, 19.0500 cm; sheet height: 9.5 in, 24.1300 cm; sheet width: 7.5 in, 19.0500 cm; mat height: 20 in, 50.8000 cm; mat width: 16 in, 40.6400 cm; frame height: 24.5 in, 62.2300 cm; frame width: 21 in, 53.34
Edition
5/50
Inscription
Signed, dated (1928) & numbered (5/50) in pencil just below image on mat. EW/1082. Prize label on verso.
Department
Photography
Collection
Photography
Known Provenance
Purchased 9 September 1999 from [Andrew Smith Gallery, Inc, Santa Fe, NM] by Edward M. Strauss
Exhibition History
  • "California Trees"—De Young Museum, 1932 (Weston entered this print & won $100 first prize)
  • "Nancy Newhall: A Literacy of Images"—Museum of Photographic Arts, 9/20/2008-1/25/2009
  • "California Trees: The 1932 Exhibition Revisited"—California Museum of Photography, 8/4/2011-12/31/2011
  • "Photography & Vision: The Influence of Joyce and Ted Strauss"—Denver Art Museum, 6/8/2014 - 1/25/2015

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