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Photograph - Edward Weston and Tina Modotti

Edward Weston and Tina Modotti

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Mexico (made)

  • Date:

    1924 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (photographer)

  • Museum number:

    PH.624-1980

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case X1009, shelf B

Place of Origin

Mexico (made)

Date

1924 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (photographer)

Object history note

Between 1923 and 1926 Edward Weston lived and worked in Mexico with his apprentice and lover, Tina Modotti. This portrait was taken by a studio photographer in Mexico City in 1924 after the couple decided to pose for an ironic 'mock' wedding photograph.

Descriptive line

Photograph of Edward Weston and Tina Modotti, 1924. Mexico.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Hooks, Margaret Tina Modotti: photographer and revolutionary London: Pandora, 1993.
Adrian Locke, Mexico. A revolution in art, 1910-1940 London, Royal Academy: 2013. ISBN: 9781907533310.
p. 72-3

Subjects depicted

Church; Marriage

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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