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Ansel Adams

Silverton, Colorado

Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams

Silverton, Colorado

Silverton, Colorado

Ansel Adams

1902 - 1984

Silverton, Colorado


mural-sized gelatin silver print, mounted, signed in pencil on the mount, matted, signed in pencil on the mat, framed, the photographer's Carmel label on the reverse, 1951, printed later; accompanied by a certificate of provenance, signed by Michael and Jeanne Adams (2)

image: 29 1/2 by 38 in. (74.9 by 96.5 cm.)

frame: 48 1/2 by 57 1/2 in. (123.2 by 146.1 cm.)

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Collection of Virginia Best Adams

By descent to Michael and Jeanne Adams, 1987

Acquired from the above, 2006

Ansel Adams, Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs (Boston, 1983), p. 98

Mary Street Alinder and Andrea Gray Stillman, Ansel Adams: Letters and Images 1916-1984 (Boston, 1988), p. 323

Liliane de Cock Morgan, ed., Ansel Adams (Hastings-on-Hudson, 1972), pl. 30

John P. Schaefer, The Ansel Adams Guide Book 1: Basic Techniques of Photography (Boston, 1992), fig 6.10

Andrea Gray Stillman, ed., Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs (Boston, 2007), p. 366

John Szarkowski, The Portfolios of Ansel Adams (Boston, 1977), p. 100

Washington, D. C., National Gallery of Art, Ansel Adams: Classic Images, October 1985 – January 1986

San Francisco, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, Fine Art Museums of San Francisco, Ansel Adams: One With Beauty, May – September 1987

Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art and Science, 1989

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