Willard van Dyke (American, 1906-1986)
Santuario de Chimayo, 1937. Titled, dated, and signed "...Negative and print, Willard Van Dyke" in pencil on the reverse of the mount. Gelatin silver print, sheet size 7 3/8 x 9 5/8 in. (18.8 x 24.5 cm), matted, unframed.
Provenance: From the collection of Austin Lamont, by family descent.
Photograph is mounted to a heavy mat board support measuring 14 x 17 inches. Reverse of the mount is inscribed "Santuario de Chimayo, 1937/Negative and print,/Willard Van Dyke" in pencil u.l. and "1986-8/22/GVD3/0810" l.r.
Subtle scratch to surface of print, center top, visible under raking light. There are also two period-sized surface deformations, one right above the other. These are located in the right-hand tree just below the intersection of the two main branches.