These three Ektacolor prints, 15 1/2 by 15 1/2 inch images, on 20 by 16 inch paper, feature his Weimaraner named Man Ray. William Wegman was born on December 2, 1943 in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
This photograph is one fifth of the portfolio Five Still Lifes (1980), published by Paradox Editions Limited. (The other artists included in the portfolio were Robert Cumming, Robert W. Fichter, Betty Hahn, Victor Schrager.) The photos were produced in the Polaroid Corporation’s 20×24 studio in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This photograph also features Man Ray.