Lot 62
  • 62

Ansel Adams

Estimate
70,000 - 100,000 USD
Sold
106,250 USD
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Description

  • Ansel Adams
  • MOONRISE, HERNANDEZ, NEW MEXICO
  • Gelatin silver print
oversized, mounted to Flaxon illustration board, signed in ink on the mount, Carmel studio stamps (BMFA 6 and 7), titled in ink, on the reverse, 1941, printed in the 1960s

Provenance

Purchased from the photographer for the Museum by Mrs. Robert A. Hauslohner, 1970

Literature

Andrea Gray Stillman, Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs (New York, 2007), p. 175

Karen E. Haas and Rebecca A. Senf, Ansel Adams in the Lane Collection (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2005), pl. 37

Ansel Adams (Morgan & Morgan, 1972), pl. 63

Ansel Adams, Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs (Boston, 2002), p. 40

John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100 (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2001), pl. 96

Andrea Gray Stillman, ed., Ansel Adams: The Grand Canyon and the Southwest (Boston, 2000), frontispiece

James Alinder and John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams: Classic Images (Boston, 1985), pl. 32

Catalogue Note

The oversized print of Moonrise offered here, made in the 1960s, is not only larger than the 16-by-20-inch-format prints that Adams made later in his career, but also even larger than the 20-by-24-inch-format edition commissioned by Lunn Gallery in 1975. 
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