Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, California
Ansel Adams

Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, California

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Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, California
Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, California
Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, California
Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, California
Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, California
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Ansel Adams

Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, California

Estimate:

200,000 - 300,000 USD

Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams

Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, California

Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, California

Estimate:

200,000 - 300,000 USD

Lot sold:

403,200

USD

Description

Ansel Adams

1902 - 1984

Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, California


mural-sized gelatin silver print, mounted, framed, 1944, printed circa 1955

image: 19 by 34 3/8 in. (48.3 by 87.3 cm.)

frame: 35 by 49 1/2 in. (88.9 by 125.7 cm.)

Condition report

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Provenance

Alinder Gallery, Gualala, 2001, Andrew Smith Gallery, Santa Fe, as agent

Literature

Andrea Gray Stillman, Looking at Ansel Adams (Boston, 2012), p. 134 (this print)

Variant cropping:

Ansel Adams and Nancy Newhall, This is the American Earth (San Francisco, 1960), pp. ii-iii

Ansel Adams, Ansel Adams: Yosemite and the Range of Light (Boston, 1979), pl. 99

Ansel Adams, Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs (Boston, 1983), p. 162

Ansel Adams, Ansel Adams: An Autobiography (Boston, 1985), p. 262

James Alinder and John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams: Classic Images (Boston, 1985), pl. 38

Mary Street Alinder and Andrea Gray Stillman, Ansel Adams: Letters and Images 1916-1984 (Boston, 1988), p. 275

Barbara Buhler Lynes, Sandra S. Phillips, and Richard B. Woodward, Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams: Natural Affinities (Boston, 2008), p. 115

Liliane de Cock Morgan, ed., Ansel Adams (Hastings-on-Hudson, 1972), pl. 77

Nancy Newhall, Ansel Adams: The Eloquent Light, Photographs 1923-1963 (San Francisco: M. H. de Young Memorial Museum and Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1963), unpaginated

Jeff Putman & Genny Smith, eds., Deepest Valley: Guide to Owens Valley (Bakersfield, 2014), cover and frontispiece

Michael Read, ed., Ansel Adams, New Light: Essays on His Legacy and Legend (San Francisco, 1993), p. 66

John P. Schaefer, The Ansel Adams Guide Book 1: Basic Techniques of Photography (Boston, 1992), fig. 6.12

Rebecca Senf, Making a Photographer: The Early Work of Ansel Adams (New Haven, 2020), fig. 6.4

Andrea Gray Stillman, ed., Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs (Boston, 2007), p. 245

John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100 (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2001), pl. 85

Exhibited

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

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