Ansel Adams

Latch And Chain, Mineral King, California

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December 14, 10:16 PM GMT


15,000 - 25,000 USD

Lot Details


Ansel Adams

1902 - 1984

Latch And Chain, Mineral King, California

gelatin silver print, mounted, signed in pencil on the mount, the photographer's Carmel studio stamp, with title, date and annotation 'Remounted 4/4/80' in ink, on the reverse, framed, 1927

image: 9 by 6 5/8 in. (22.9 by 16.8 cm.)

frame: 23 by 19 in. (58.4 by 48.3 cm.)

The photographer to Patricia English, his assistant

Swann Galleries, New York, 19 October 2006, Sale 2089, Lot 133, Andrew Smith Gallery, Santa Fe, as agent

Andrea Gray, Ansel Adams: An American Place, 1936 (Tucson, 1982), cover and pl. 1
Lubbock, Texas Tech University, Ansel Adams: American Master, Selections from the David H. Arrington Collection, August 2015 – January 2016

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

Another early print of this image is in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Mineral King is a glacial valley located in the southern part of Sequoia National Park. The name Mineral King also refers to the historic mining camps and towns in and near the valley.