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WESTON, Edward (<i>born</i> 1886), Photographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199773787
WESTON, Edward (born 1886), Photographer

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 24 March 1886, in Highland Park, Illinois; died 1 January 1958, in Carmel, California.

Photographer. Portraits, figures, nudes, still-lifes, landscapes, architectural subjects.

Pictorialism, Modernism.

Group f/64.

Edward Weston began as an itinerant portrait photographer in California in 1906, next working in a portrait studio and eventually setting up his own studio in Tropico, Los Angeles, in 1911. During this

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