Biography

Willard Van Dyke - Ten Photographs, California
Portfolio of 10 mounted gelatin silver prints. 

Printed by the artist and Guy Jaconelli. Each print measures 10 x 8 inches, mounted on 17 x 14 inch board. Introduction by Beaumont Newhall. Edition #14/25, in original portfolio case. Prints are indiviudally signed and titled on mount verso or label.

Titles include: Mushrooms 1934; Canna Leaf 1933; Boxer's Hands c. 1933; House and Chair, Northcoast 1937; Carson House 1937; Joseph Sheridan 1930-1937; Ventilators 1933; Angel's Camp c. 1933; Ansel Adams at 683 c. 1932; and Itinerant Workers 1934.

Willard Van Dyke was an American filmmaker, photographer, arts administrator, teacher, and former director of the film department at the Museum of Modern Art. Van Dyke went to the University of California, dropping out for a time to avoid taking an ROTC course.