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Inscription

signed by artist, on mount, lower left in graphite: _Shell 1_; lower right: Edward Weston / 1927; on verso, by unknown hand, lower left in graphite: 9052 / [b?]

Provenance

Edward Weston; Agnes Strauss-Weil, New York, c. 1929; by descent to Agnes S. Wolf, her daughter, Arlington, VA; gift to NGA, 2013.

Exhibition History
2015
In Light of the Past: Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of Collecting Photographs at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, May 3 – July 26, 2015