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Ansel Adams
'PORTFOLIO FOUR: WHAT MAJESTIC WORD, IN MEMORY OF RUSSELL VARIAN'
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 62,500 USD
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Ansel Adams
'PORTFOLIO FOUR: WHAT MAJESTIC WORD, IN MEMORY OF RUSSELL VARIAN'
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 62,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Ansel Adams
1902-1984
'PORTFOLIO FOUR: WHAT MAJESTIC WORD, IN MEMORY OF RUSSELL VARIAN'
(San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1963, an edition of 260), a portfolio of 15 photographs, each mounted, signed in ink on the mount, the printed portfolio label, numbered '95' in red ink, on the reverse, in individual letterpress wrappers, 1943-63, printed in 1963; together with duplicate letterpress title/colophon/plate list and introductions by Adams and by Dorothy Varian, each with the edition number '95' in red ink. Folio, gilt-lettered gray linen portfolio with flaps and ties
Various sizes to 10 by 12 3/4  in. (25.4 by 32.4 cm.) or the reverse
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Provenance

Gift of the photographer to his friend David Lichtenstein, Jr.

Bequeathed to the present owner

Photographs

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