View 1 of Lot 91. 'Parmelian Prints of The High Sierras'.
View 1 of Lot 91. 'Parmelian Prints of The High Sierras'.
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Ansel Adams

'Parmelian Prints of The High Sierras'

Estimate:

50,000 - 70,000 USD

Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams

'Parmelian Prints of The High Sierras'

'Parmelian Prints of The High Sierras'

Estimate:

50,000 - 70,000 USD

Lot sold:

56,700

USD

Ansel Adams

1902 - 1984

'Parmelian Prints of The High Sierras'


(San Francisco: Jean Chambers Moore, 1927, an edition of 150), a portfolio of 18 gelatin silver prints, each signed 'A. E. Adams' or 'Ansel E. Adams' in pencil and with the letterpress title in the margin, in individual letterpress title wrappers, 9 framed, 1920s, printed in 1927; together with the letterpress title, colophon, dedication to Albert M. Bender, and plate list. Small folio, modern gilt-lettered black cloth portfolio with gold silk lining, one of a projected edition of 150 of which approximately 75 sets were completed

images: each approximately 8 by 6 in. (20 by 15.2 cm.) or the reverse

frames: each 19 by 23 in. (48.3 by 58.4 cm.) or the reverse

Robert Mann Gallery, New York, 2006, Andrew Smith Gallery, Santa Fe, as agent
Rebecca A. Senf, Making a Photographer: The Early Work of Ansel Adams (New Haven, 2020), fig. 2.3
A GROVE OF TAMARACK PINE:

Salem, Peabody Essex Museum, Ansel Adams: At the Water’s Edge, June – October 2012

Greenwich, The Royal Museums Greenwich, Photography From the Mountains to the Sea, November 2012  – April 2013, and traveling thereafter to:

Sydney, Australian National Maritime Museum, July – December 2013

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

BANNER PEAK and MONOLITH:

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