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Wright Morris

American, 1910–1998
Barber Shop, Weeping Water, Nebraska, Gelatin silver print, 1947, printed 1970s.
ReturnBarber Shop, Weeping Water, Nebraska

Inventory number: 7337

Title: Barber Shop, Weeping Water, Nebraska

Date: 1947, printed 1970s

Medium: Gelatin silver print

Image size: 9⅝ in (24.4 cm) high by 7⅝ in (19.4 cm) wide

Description: Signed in pencil on reverse of the print.

Illustrated: Wright Morris. Structures and Artifacts/Photographs 1933-1954, pl. 116, p. 80; Alinder, J. Wright Morris: Photographs & Words, pl. 38.

Price: $2,000

 

ReturnEd’s Farm [from The Home Place]

Inventory number: 6946

Title: Ed’s Farm [from The Home Place]

Date: 1947

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 9⅜ in (23.8 cm) high by 7½ in (19.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed, “Wright Morris,” dated, “1947,” titled, “Ed’s Farm,” and inscribed, “For Morris & Kathy,” in pencil, on the mount.

Provenance: Acquired from the photographer; Morris & Katherine Opler, Anthropologists, Univ. of Oklahoma.

Illustrated: Morris, W., The Home Place [1948], p. 128.

Price: $7,000

 

ReturnSelf-Portrait [from The Home Place]

Inventory number: 6945

Title: Self-Portrait [from The Home Place]

Date: ca. 1947

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 9¼ in (23.5 cm) high by 7½ in (19.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed, “Wright Morris,” dated, “circa 1947,” titled, “Self-Portrait,” and inscribed, “For Wuppy,” in pencil, on the mount.

Provenance: Acquired from the photographer; Morris & Katherine Opler, Anthropologists, Univ. of Oklahoma.

Illustrated: Morris, W., The Home Place [1948], p. 44 [negative reversed].

Price: $7,000

 

ReturnModel-T in Shed, Nebraska

Inventory number: 5069

Title: Model-T in Shed, Nebraska

Date: Negative 1947; printed later

Medium: Silver print

Image size: 9½ in (24.1 cm) high by 7½ in (19.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed in pencil on reverse of print.

Illustrated: Morris, God’s Country and My People (1968), n.p; Wright Morris: Words and Pictures (1982), pl. 22; Distinctly American: The Photography of Wright Morris,(2002) p. 110.

Price: $4,000

 

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