A Grand Vision: The David H. Arrington Collection of Ansel Adams Masterworks

A Grand Vision: The David H. Arrington Collection of Ansel Adams Masterworks

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Ansel Adams

'Dogwood Blossoms, Yosemite'

Auction Closed

December 14, 10:16 PM GMT


6,000 - 9,000 USD

Lot Details


Ansel Adams

1902 - 1984

'Dogwood Blossoms, Yosemite'

ferrotyped gelatin silver print, mounted, signed in pencil on the mount, titled on the reverse, framed, circa 1938, probably printed later

image: 6 1/2 by 4 in. (16.5 by 10.2 cm.)

frame: 20 by 17 in. (50.8 by 43.2 cm.)

Collection of Patricia English, the photographer's assistant

Swann Galleries, 7 December 2006, Sale 2097, Lot 443, Andrew Smith Gallery, Santa Fe, as agent

Ansel Adams and Nancy Newhall, This is the American Earth (San Francisco, 1960), p. 76

Ansel Adams, Ansel Adams: An Autobiography (Boston, 1985), p. 103

James Alinder and John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams: Classic Images (Boston, 1985), pl. 12

Peter Galassi, Ansel Adams in Yosemite Valley: Celebrating the Park at 150 (Boston, 2014), p. 133

Barbara Buhler Lynes, Sandra S. Phillips, and Richard B. Woodward, Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams: Natural Affinities (Boston, 2008), p. 116

Liliane de Cock Morgan, ed., Ansel Adams (Hastings-on-Hudson, 1972) , pl. 69

Michael Read, ed., Ansel Adams, New Light: Essays on His Legacy and Legend (San Francisco, 1993), p. 67

John P. Schaefer, The Ansel Adams Guide Book 1: Basic Techniques of Photography (Boston, 1992), fig. 6.20

Andrea Gray Stillman, ed., Yosemite: Ansel Adams (Boston, 1995) , p. 41

Andrea Gray Stillman, ed., Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs (Boston, 2007), p. 129

John Szarkowski, The Portfolios of Ansel Adams (Boston, 1977), p. 50

Lubbock, Texas Tech University, Ansel Adams: American Master, Selections from the David H. Arrington Collection, August 2015 – January 2016

Fort Worth, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light, March – July 2016