View 1 of Lot 56. Portfolio VII.
View 1 of Lot 56. Portfolio VII.
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Ansel Adams

Portfolio VII

Estimate:

80,000 - 120,000 USD

Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams

Portfolio VII

Portfolio VII

Estimate:

80,000 - 120,000 USD

Lot sold:

88,200

USD

Ansel Adams

1902 - 1984

Portfolio VII


(New York: Parasol Press, 1976, a total edition of 115), a portfolio of 11 gelatin silver prints and one unique Polaroid Type 52/Polapan print, the gelatin silver prints mounted, signed and with sequential numbers and edition '21/115' in pencil on the mount, the portfolio stamp on the reverse, the Polaroid print signed in pencil in the margin, matted, signed and with sequential number and edition '21/115' in pencil on the overmat, the portfolio stamps, with title and date in ink, on the reverse of the mat, each framed, 1932-75, printed in 1976; together with printed title, plate list, colophon, dedication to David Hunter McAlpin, foreword by Adams, and 'Important Note.' Elephant folio, beige linen clamshell box

'Aspens' (oversized): 22 5/8 by 17 7/8 in. (57.5 by 45.4 cm.)

the remaining 10 gelatin silver prints: approximately 19 1/2 by 15 1/2 in. (49.5 by 39.4 cm.) or the reverse

Polaroid print: 3 1/2 by 4 1/2 in. (8.9 by 11.4 cm.)

frames: the largest 33 1/2 by 37 1/2 in. (85.1 by 95.3 cm.)

Parasol Press, Ltd., Portland, 2006, Andrew Smith Gallery, Santa Fe, as agent
John Szarkowski, The Portfolios of Ansel Adams (Boston, 1977), unpaginated
TREE, STUMP AND MISTHALF DOME, EL CAPITAN, and OLD CACTUS:

Modena, Fondazione Cassa de Risparmio de Modena, Ansel Adams La Natura è il mio Regno, September 2011 –  January 2012

CEMETERY STATUE AND OIL DERRICKS:

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