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PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT OF CHESLEY BONESTELL BY ANSEL ADAMS SIGNED BY BOTH, WITH TLS FROM ADAMS TO FREDERICK C. DURANT III

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5,000 - 6,000 USD
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  • Photographic portrait of Chesley Bonestell by Ansel Adams, circa 1980, signed by both Bonestell and Adams, with a typed letter signed from Adams to Frederick C. Durant III, 19 December 1983
Large silver gelatin photograph, 10 by 13 ½ inches, mounted, mount signed and inscribed lower left "To Bill Estler... at his suggestion!!!? Chesley" and at lower right "Ansel Adams". Matted, glazed and framed to 17 ½ by 21 ¼ inches [WITH]: ADAMS, ANSEL. Typed letter signed ("Ansel Adams") to Frederick C. Durant III, 19 December, 1983. 1 page, 215 x 280 mm, on Ansel Adams' letterhead with red and black monogram.
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