|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