The Batik Gown (Portrait of Tina Modotti)|Tina Modotti
7.5 in HIGH x 9.5 in WIDE
(19.05 cm HIGH x 24.13 cm WIDE)
The Bell Fund

BR: Edward Weston 1921
BL: "The Batik Gown" verso: TC: (pencil) Platinum print, handle with care/ -No 14-/ "The Batik Gown"/ (Tina Modotti) $15.00 C: For - Roi Partridge - 1921
UC Berk Art Hist Dept, 1974 Weston, Gifts to His Sister, 1979, TOM Seeing Straight: The f64 Revolution in PHotography 10/24/92 -1/10/93 (nt); In Front of the Lens: Portraits of California Photographers (Oakes- OMCA) 12/21/96 - 4/12/97

The background is Weston's Studio in Glendale. The batik wall hanging and the gown were surely designed and made by Tina's companion, Roubaix de l'Abrie Richey (Robo) [Amy Conger, "Edward Weston: Photographs," figure 71].
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