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Windmill, Taos
  • Edward Weston
    born: Highland Park, Illinois, United States ; died: Carmel, California, United States ; active: United States, Mexico
  • Windmill, Taos, 1937
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 19.1 x 24.1 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 3/4 x 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Bequest of Mrs. Ward Lockwood
  • Not on display
  • 1970.0086
Label Text

Black-and-white image of a windmill with mountainous landscape in the background. The windmill is in the foreground, taking up most of the right side of the image. Part of the top and right side of the circular form of the windmill, made up of rectangular blades, is cut off by the top right corner of the image. In the middle ground there is a large field with one animal grazing, and several farm buildings, including a house, near a grove of trees. In the background There are mountains and sky.