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Ansel Adams

'In Simpson Meadow'

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 USD

Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams

'In Simpson Meadow'

'In Simpson Meadow'

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 USD

Lot sold:

22,680

USD

Ansel Adams

1902 - 1984

'In Simpson Meadow'


gelatin silver print, titled in ink, the 'Photograph by Ansel Adams' stamp, signed and titled by Virginia Best Adams in pencil, and with a Michael and Jeanne Adams collection stamp on the reverse, circa 1925; accompanied by a certificate of provenance, signed by Michael and Jeanne Adams (2)

image: 6 1/4 by 8 1/8 in. (15.9 by 20.6 cm.)

This early print, on paper with a slight sheen and texture, is in generally excellent condition. The corners are very slightly worn.


The following is written in an unidentified hand in pencil on the reverse: 'Refixed/washed 3/78'; 'MJA0033'; and '#1010.'


When examined under ultraviolet light, this print does not appear to fluoresce.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Collection of Virginia Best Adams

By descent to Michael and Jeanne Adams, 1980s

Acquired from the above, 2007