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Series 1 Biographical 1929-1974

Physical Description: 7 folders

Scope and Content Note

This series contains Wynn Bullock's personal papers including correspondence, awards, book reviews and promotional material for classes.
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Autobiographical data, 1929-1972

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Group exhibitions, 1954-1970

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Awards n.d., 1960-1962

 

Photography in the Fine Arts, New York. Outstanding Achievement in Creative Art for "Fire in the Woods." Award certificate. n.d.,

 

Photography in the Fine Arts, New York. Outstanding Achievement in Creative Art for "Light Abstraction" and "Woman and the Thistle." Award certificate. n.d.,

 

Art Directors Club of Los Angeles. 17th Annual Western Exhibition of Advertising and Editorial Art. Certification of Merit. n.d.,

 

Art Directors Club of Philadelphia. 26th Annual Exhibition of the Art Directors Club of Philadelphia. Certificate of Excellence for Advertising and Editorial Art. November 1961. 11/1961

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Lectures, 1962-1971

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Prints in permanent collections as of 1971, ca. 1972

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One man exhibitions, 1941-1971

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Photographs selected by international photographic annuals, ca. 1972

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Articles and/or photographs in publications, 1946-1971

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Quotes from reviews, ca. 1972

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Books used by Wynn Bullock, ca. 1972

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"Wynn Bullock American Lyric Tenor" - pamphlet with some extracts from the French press, ca. 1929

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Correspondence

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Keech, Estelle - ALS, n.d., 10/1941

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Beloian, Charles - ALS, 8/21/1964

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Kohler, David - TLS, 5/14/1974

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Kohler, David - "A Phenomenological View of the Process of Photography" - ALS w/ attachment, n.d.

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Book Reviews, 1966, 1971

 

Mack, Richard. The Widening Stream. Poems by Richard Mack, Photographs by Wynn Bullock

 

"Monterey" Peregrine Publications, 1966. Book review by Jean Couzens

 

Bullock, Edna. Wynn Bullock San Francisco: Scrimshaw Press, 1971.

 

Misc. articles and book reviews.

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Teaching - Lectures, Classes, Conferences, 1959-1972

 

"Wynn Bullock, Camera Artist to Teach Two Courses Here" in San Francisco State College Golden Gater Vol. 74, No. 1, 6/20/1959

 

San Francisco State College. Bulletin of Summer Sessions, 1959

 

Monterey Peninsula Collection Evening Series. "Creative Seeing in Photography" lecture by Bullock. Poster for series and article announcing lecture from El Yanqui Vol. XIV, No. 20 Monterey Peninsula College 5/26/1960

 

Art Directors and Artists Club of San Francisco. "Eyes West". First Annual Conference. Monterey Peninsula. Conference brochure. 9/15-17/1961

 

Professional Photographers of Northern California." Way Out West Conference." First Annual San Francisco Conference, Del Webb TowneHouse, San Francisco. Flyer and registration form. 1/6-7/1962

 

Professional Photographers of California. "Greater Twelfth annual Western States Convention". St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, CA. 6/27-30/1964

 

Program with photo of Bullock from Commercial Illustrative Forum, Art Center School. n.d.

 

Lifelong Learning UC Extension Berkeley. Catalog Fall 1968

 

Friends of Photography workshop schedule, noting panel talk and slide show with Bullock, Al Weber, Pirkle Jones, and Henry Gilpin. ca. 1969

 

Series 2 Writings, 1929-1974

Physical Description: 13 folders

Scope and Content Note

This series contains Bullock's thoughts & notes, typescripts, instructional materials, and publications.
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"Thoughts" for Lectures at UC Extension

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Typed manuscript. 94 pps.- for lectures at UC extension on following dates, 9/19/1968 10/13/1968

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20 pps uncorrected holographic notes - for lectures at UC Extension on following dates, 11/23/1968, 1/4-15/1969, 2/4-24/1969, 3.12-13/1969

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4 pgs holographic notes - for lectures at UC Extension on following dates, 11/7/1970, 9/28/1971, 9/30/1971, 10/31/1971, 1970-1971

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Artist statement for Modern Photography Annual, Sept. 1971 - Typed, hand edited mss. of 6/2/71 for article. 3 pps., 6/2/1971

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"Copies of notes" - Hand edited, typed notes. pps. 8-42, n.d.

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Thoughts used for "Dave Bohn Book" - 6 pps., 1970-1971

Note

Note:Dave Bohn , editor and designer of Wynn Bullock, Scrimshaw Press, 1971.
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"Space-Time in Photography." - Typescript mss, edited - 7 pps., 1972

Note

Note:in photographer's hand: "Copies of my hand written notes W. B. 1972."
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"Bullock Continuous Tone Partial Reversal Process." - Typescript - 26 pps. , n.d.

Note

Note:With clipping from Saturday Evening Post Oct. 22, 1949 on indigo dye.
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"What is Photographic Line?" - Typescript - 5 pps., n.d.

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"Edward Weston" By Wynn Bullock - Typescript w/holographic corrections, signed - 4 pps., n.d.

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Claims of Patent #2, 438, 494. "Photographic Process for Producing Line Images." Also "Sample 11" of U.S. Pat. 2,438,494 - Typescript copy - 3 pps., n.d.

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"Wynn Bullock - Photographs 1920-1973" - Univ. of Colorado tape transcript - Typescript - pps. 1-15, 1973

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Publications: "Line Photography" by Percy W. Bullock, 4/1957

Note

Note:Reprinted from Medical and Biological Illustration, April 1957, vol. VII, No. 2.
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Publications: "Partial Reversal Line Photography" by Percy Wynn Bullock, 10/1957

Note

Note:Reprinted from Medical and Biological Illustration, October 1957, vol. VII, No. 4.
 

Series 3 Exhibits n.d., 1941-1971

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Content Note

This series contains documentation of exhibits of Bullock's photographic exhibits.
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1941-1962

 

Karen Horney Clinic, New York, New York. Catalogue Photographic Exhibit and Sale of the Karen Horney Clinic. Nov. 17-Dec. 2, [n.d.] Catalogue list. n.d.

 

New York Museum of Modern Art, exhibition of international prints. Clipping announcing exhibition with reproduction. n.d.

 

"Limelight". Sheridan Square, New York, New York. Photographs by Wynn Bullock. Exhibit postcard. Sept.6-Oct. 8 [n.d.] With exhibit review of exhibit "The Sexual Vitality of the Earth" by John Barkley Hart. Photocopy [unidentified publication.] n.d.

 

Centre International de la Photographie. "3e Biennale internationale Photo Cinema Optique". Exhibit brochure. n.d.

 

Los Angeles County Art Museum. Creative Photography exhibit 1941. Review from Daily News, Los Angeles. Clipping. Flyer with text reprinted from exhibit catalog. 6/13/1941

 

Danish Salon of Photography. "Forste Internationale Fotoudstilling Marienlyst". Helsingor. Exhibit catalog 1956

 

Kalamazoo Art Center. Kalamazoo, Michigan. "Three Photographers". 1961. Catalog of the exhibition as published in Bulletin Number 2, Kalamazoo Art Center at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts 2/1961

 

Rhode Island Arts Festival. "Fourth Annual Exhibit". Exhibit catalog. 1962

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1963-1971

 

Tucson Art Center. Invitational Photography Show. Photographers from the Southwest. Exhibit catalog 1963

 

"Internationale AKT FOTOS". Exhibit brochure ca. 1963

 

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Photography in the Fine Arts - Exhibit IV. Exhibit catalog. 1963

 

California State Fair and Exposition 1963. Twenty-Third North American International Photographic Exhibition , "Black and White Prints." Exposition guide. 1963

 

"72nd International Exposition of Professional Photography 1963", Dallas, Texas. Highlights. Clipping. 1963

 

Second Annual Outdoor Art Festival, Coast Gallery, Big Sur. California. Gallery catalogue. 10/17 - 11/12/1964

 

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Invitational Exhibition. "10 American Photographers". February-March 1965. Review from Milwaukee Journal, Feb. 28, 1965. 2-3/1965

 

Camberly Pictorialists. 18th International Salon of Camera Art. Royal Military Academy. Catalogue. (Bullock given Honor Panel in the 19th exhibition.) 4/11-25/1965

 

"Photography in the Fine Arts". 1965 World's Fair Exhibition. List of photographers and titles. 1965

 

University of Illinois. 1967 Festival of Contemporary Arts. Festival guide as appeared in University of Illinois Bulletin. Vol. 64, No. 65. Press release for "Six Photographers 1967". 1/13/1967

 

Southampton Camera Club. 54th International Exhibition of Photography. Southampton Art Gallery Civic Centre, Southampton. Catalogue. 3/4-27/1967

 

"Photography in the Fine Arts V". New York. Exhibition brochure. 1967

 

"Florida State Fair Photo Invitational". Exhibition brochure 1968

 

Rhodes National Gallery. Salisbury, Rhodesia. "F:8 present foto 69". Exhibit brochure. 1969

 

Southampton Camera Club. "57th International Exhibition of Photography". England. Exhibition brochure. 1970

 

Light, a Gallery for Contemporary Photography. New York, New York. "13 Photographers". Exhibit postcard. 11/5/1971 - 12/4/1971

 

Series 4 Printed Appearences n.d., 1946-1971

Physical Description: 3 boxes

Scope and Content Note

This series contains copies of printed appearences of Bullock's photographs and writings.
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Aperture, v.4:1 (1956); 8:2 (1960); 14:2 (1969), 1956, 1960, 1969

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Applied Photography, no. 35 (1967); no. 40 (1969), 1967, 1969

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Argonaut, v.137:4208 (1958), 1958

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California Test Bureau of Standardized Tests , catalog, 1962

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Camera, English Edition, no. 4 (April 1959), 1959

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Camera, Edition Francaise, no. 3 (March 1959), 1959

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Contemporary Photographer, v.1:1 (May-June 1960); v.1:2 (July-August 1960), 1960

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Creative Camera by Lew Parrella, 1960

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Creative Camera, no. 84 (June 1971), 1971

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Creative Pictures, 1956

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Creative Photography, 2, 1957

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The Encyclopedia of Photography, 1963-1967

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The Face of California , [desk calender], 1961

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Fluor-o-scope, (Summer 1969), 1969

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Foto Magazin, (Jan 1965), (August 1967), 1929-1972

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Graphic Portfolio 2 [Georgia Pacific Ad], n.d.

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Harvest Years, v.5:5 (May 1965), 1965

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20th Century American Art , Kalamazoo Institute of Art, 1961

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Laguna Seca Road Races, (Nov. 8-9, 1958), 1958

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Munchner Leben , (January 1965), 1929-1972

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National Professional Photographer, v.89:1806 (Nov. 1962); v. 90:1810 (Mar. 1963); v. 90:1819 (Dec 1963), 1962-1963

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Negro Digest, v.5:2 (Dec 1946), 1946

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New Yorker, v.36:22 (July 16, 1960), 1960

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Nikkor Club, no.46 (Autumn 1968), 1968

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Nude, n.d.

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Pacific Discovery, v.1613 (May-June 1963), 1963

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Photography, v.10:10 (Oct. 1955); v.12:6 (June 1957); v.17:9 (Sept 1962), 1955, 1957, 1962

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Photography Handbook, (May 1958), 1958

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Popular Photograph, v.49:2 (Aug 1961); v.67:1 (July 1970), 1961, 1970

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Popular Photography Italiana, no. 138 (March 1969), 1969

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PSA Journal, v.37:7 (July 1971), 1971

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Image, v.3:7 (Oct. 1954), 1954

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Infinity, v.10:9 (Nov. 1961); v.15:5 (May 1966), 1961-1966

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Informations and Documents, no.139 (March 1961), 1961

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International Photo Technik, 1961:2; 1963:2, 1961-1963

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Range Finder Magazine, v.10:9 (Sept. 1961), 1961

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Reader's Digest, (Oct. 1960), 1960

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Reflex, v.19/33:3 (March 1961), 1961

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St. Joseph Magazine, v.61:2 (Feb. 1960), 1960

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Saturday Review, v.44:24 (June 1961); v.46:20 (May 1963, 1961, 1963

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Vogue, American Edition (Feb. 1, 1955), 1955

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Western Advertising Week, 17th Portfolio of Western Advertising Art , (Feb. 19, 1962), 1962

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What's Doing?, v.2:3 (June 1947); v.7:12 (July 1955), 1947, 1955

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World Book Encyclopedia, "Photography" (reprint), 1965

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Clippings Monterey Peninsula Herald, "Virtues of Large and Small Cameras are Evaluated" (Nov. 6, 1956), 1956

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Clippings Monterey Peninsula Herald, "Times Vital Relationship to Photography" (Nov. 1, 1958), 1958

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Clippings Monterey Peninsula Herald, "Herald Printers and Publishers" (Sept. 22, 1960), 1960

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Clippings Monterey Peninsula Herald, "Among Best Prints of Half Century" (Oct. 27, 1961), 1961

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Clippings Monterey Peninsula Herald, "Savings Center" (Oct. 6, 1964), 1964

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Clippings Monterey Peninsula Herald, "The Face of California" (Sept. 26, 1970), 1970

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PClippings Town Crier, "Some Useless Words About Pictures" (June 1, 1966), 1966

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Clippings Monterey Peninsula Herald, "Landscape with Figure" (Nov. 1, 1968), 1968

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Clippings New York Times Magazine, "RX for Medicine" (Nov. 4, 1956), 1956

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Clippings Fort Ord Panarama, "On Post Photographer Acclaimed by Nations", v.18:38 (June 20, 1958), 1958

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Clippings San Francisco Sunday Chronicle, "RLS Sought The Pinch and Sting of Existence" (July 17, 1960), 1960

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Clippings Bullock, (August 1965) - Tear Sheets + letter, 1965

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Carmel Pacific Spectator Journal, v.15:3 (Dec. 5, 1958), 1958

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U.S. Camera, v.9:7 (August 1946), 1946

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Illustrated London News, v.242:6465 (June 29, 1963), 1963

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Various newsprint issues, segregated for preservation purposes. ca. 1958-1968

 

Series 5 Photographs 1939-1972

Physical Description: 3 boxes

Scope and Content Note

This series contains black and white and color photographs.

Arrangement

The material has been arranged by size, then by date.
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Girl (bas relief), 1939

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Portrait of a Young Woman, 1947

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Solarized Head, 1940

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Chief Fred Earle, ca. 1947

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Child in the Forest, 1951

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Driftwood, 1951

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Del Monte Forest (with seedlings), 1951

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Hieroglyphics (worm design), 1951

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Woman and Thistle, 1953

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Woman and Dog in Forest, 1953

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Let There Be Light, 1954

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Nude behind Cob-webbed Window, 1955

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A Child's Grief, 1955

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Sea Foam, 1955

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Swamp Trees, 1955

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Lucia, 1956

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Del Monte Forest, 1956

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Stark Tree, 1956

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Navigation without Numbers, 1957

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The Pilings, 1958

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The Monks, 1958

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Child on Forest Road, 1958

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The Bird, 1958

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The Masts, 1959

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Florence, Trees and Sand Dunes, 1959

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Erosion, 1956

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The Shore, 1966

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Leaves, 1967

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The Limpit #2, 1969

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Buried in Sand (variant), 1968

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Seed Pods, 1969

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Unmarked Graves, 1969

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Rock and Limpits, 1969

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Under Monterey Wharf, 1969

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Pebble Beach, 1970

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Landscape (glowing mountain), 1970

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Untitled (Scrimshaw), 1970

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Rocks and Shadows (embers and ashes), 1970

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Point Lobos Rock (horizontal channels), 1970

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Untitled (Monterey Cypress Trunk), 1970

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Sea Palms, 1970

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Lobos Rock, 1971

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Limpit and Dark Rock, 1971

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Tree Trunk Lines, 1972

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Woman on Dunes, 1972

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Untitled (wood, light, and shadows), 1972

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Wood Reversal (three women), 1971

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Burnt Wood, 1972

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Wood Lines, 1972

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Fallen Tree Trunk (Greek mask), 1972

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Mimi and Cat, 1935

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Mendocino Coast (with sun), 1968

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Marilyn with Cat, 1956

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Sunken Wreck, 1968

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Eric Barker (down low), 1955

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Point Lobos Tide Pool, 1957

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Old Typewriter, Framed

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Color Light Abstraction, 1960