Larry Colwell - Nude with Bent Knee
Larry Colwell
Nude with Bent Knee
Vintage Silver Gelatin Photograph
1953
3 3/4 x 4 5/8 Inches
Signed and dated on mount recto; signed, stamped and dated on mount verso.
Larry Colwell - Nude Study, Sitting Bottom
Larry Colwell
Nude Study, Sitting Bottom
Vintage Silver Gelatin Photograph
1953
3 5/8 x 4 5/8 Inches
Signed and dated on mount recto; signed, stamped and dated on mount verso.
Larry Colwell - Monterey California Nude Study, Horizontal Bottom
Larry Colwell
Monterey California (Nude Study, Horizontal Bottom)
Vintage Silver Gelatin Photograph
1953
3 7/8 x 4 1/2 Inches
Signed and dated on mount recto; signed, stamped and dated on mount verso.
Larry Colwell - Nude Arms Crossed Looking Up
Larry Colwell
Untitled (Nude Arms Crossed Looking Up)
Vintage Silver Gelatin Photograph
c. 1950s
10 x 8 inches
Photographer's credit stamp on verso
Larry Colwell - Nude Torso Front
Larry Colwell
Untitled (Nude Torso Front)
Vintage Silver Gelatin Photograph
c. 1950s
8 x 10 inches
Photographer's credit stamp on verso
Larry Colwell - Nude Torso Back Straight
Larry Colwell
Untitled (Nude Torso Back Straight)
Vintage Silver Gelatin Photograph
c. 1950s
10 x 8 inches
Photographer's credit stamp on verso
Larry Colwell - Nude Torso Back Bent
Larry Colwell
Untitled (Nude Torso Back Bent)
Vintage Silver Gelatin Photograph
c. 1950s
10 x 8 inches
Photographer's credit stamp on verso
Larry Colwell - Nude Laying on Bench
Larry Colwell
Untitled (Nude Laying on Bench)
Vintage Silver Gelatin Photograph
c. 1950s
5 1/2 x 7 3/4 Inches
Photographer's credit stamp on verso
Larry Colwell - Nude Sitting by the Window
Larry Colwell
Untitled (Nude Sitting by the Window)
Vintage Silver Gelatin Photograph
c. 1950s
10 x 8 inches
Photographer's credit stamp on verso
Larry Colwell - Nude Looking Out of the Window
Larry Colwell
Untitled (Nude Looking Out of the Window)
Vintage Silver Gelatin Photograph
1959
8 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches
Photographer's credit stamp on verso
Larry Colwell - Nude on Floor
Larry Colwell
Untitled (Nude on Floor)
Vintage Silver Gelatin Photograph
c. 1950s
10 x 8 inches
Photographer's credit stamp on verso
Larry Colwell - Nude With Tree
Larry Colwell
Untitled (Nude With Tree)
Vintage Silver Gelatin Photograph
c. 1950s
10 x 8 inches
Photographer's credit stamp on verso
Larry Colwell - Nude With Tree
Larry Colwell
Untitled (Nude with Tree)
Vintage Silver Gelatin Photograph
c. 1950s
10 x 8 inches
Photographer's credit stamp on verso

Born in Detroit, Larry Colwell began making photographs in 1938 and studied photography at the Art Center School and the Choinard School of Art in Los Angeles from 1939 to 1941. Upon graduating from the Art Center School, Colwell moved to New York and established a successful studio specializing in advertising photography. His photographs appeared regularly in such publications as Time, Life, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, U.S. Camera, American Photography, Camera (Switzerland) and Aperture. He joined the Photo League, and his work appeared in League exhibitions and publications. In 1950, he moved to Monterey, California, where he met such influential photographers as Edward and Brett Weston, Ansel Adams, Wynn Bullock, Imogen Cunningham, and Ruth Bernhard. Colwell taught creative photography at the Jacksonville Art Museum from 1964 to 1968, then served as instructor of photography at the Silvermine College of Art in New Canaan, Connecticut, until 1971.

His work in collections includes: Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA; New Orleans Museum of Art, LA; Hallmark Photographic Collection, Kansas City, MO; Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque; George Eastman House, Rochester, NY; New York Public Library; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

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