Size: 15 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (396 x 422 mm.)
Item#: F-005 Artist: Floyd B. Evans
Image or title: sand dunes entitled "Solitude".
Date: ca. 1940s. Medium: gelatin silver print
Description: sand dunes, possibly taken in Death Valley, California. This large format print is signed by Evans in the lower right margin, with a label affixed to the mount on the reverse. His address is included in this label as: 2475 Vista Laguna Terrace, Pasadena, Cal. Textured chlorobromide print, mounted. Condition very good with a slightly dinged top left corner.

Floyd B. Evans 1890-1966:

Evans was a California art photographer active from the 1920s through the 1960s. Mostly known as a landscape photographer, Evans was based in Pasadena and Los Angeles and was also a member of the Los Angeles Camera Club. He and a band of fellow members within this group who frequented the California dessert for photo excursions called themselves the Pack of Rats. Evans was also a contemporary of Edward Weston and entered many national photo competitions. He mostly printed in gelatin silver but was also known to use carbro and other pigment print processes. His works are held in many collections and museums throughout the United States

 

Price: ¥85,000 JPY