Sotheby's - Edward Weston's Gifts to His Sister and Other Photographs - April 8, 2008 On April 8th, Sotheby’s will have the privilege of offering a group of photographs by Edward Weston and Brett Weston that have remained with descendants of the Weston family since their making.
of Mexican toys (one pictured on page 2, top, est. $40/60,000); a classic study of Dunes, Oceano, 1936 (est. $100/150,000); a famous nude, also from 1936, of Charis on the Dunes (pictured on page 2, middle, est. $120/180,000); an elegant, close-up study of Bananas from 1930 (pictured on page 1, est. $80/120,000); and several studies of the landscapes and architecture of the United States, from Arizona to Louisiana (one of Nevada pictured on page 2, bottom, est. $15/25,000). Also included in the collection are nine rare photographs by Edward Weston’s son Brett, dating from the 1930s to the 1940s, some with inscriptions to his favorite “Aunt Mazie” (one pictured here, est. $20/30,000).