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ANSEL ADAMS | 'MOONRISE', HERNANDEZ, NEW MEXICO, 1941

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 GBP

ANSEL ADAMS | 'MOONRISE', HERNANDEZ, NEW MEXICO, 1941

ANSEL ADAMS | 'MOONRISE', HERNANDEZ, NEW MEXICO, 1941

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 GBP

Lot sold:

27,720

GBP

ANSEL EASTON ADAMS

1902 - 1984

'MOONRISE', HERNANDEZ, NEW MEXICO, 1941


Silver print, printed later. Signed in pencil on card, titled and dated in black ink on a Carmel studio stamp on card, both accompanying the work. Matted and framed.

Image 39.4 x 49.2 cm (15½ x 19⅜ in.)


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This silver print is in overall very good condition, with incredible and striking contrasts. Double weight paper. Extremely fine creases by lower left corner, and tiny edges chipping near upper right corner, as well as a faint vertical crease (app 2.5cm) along lower edge, all of which hardly noticeable and only in raking light. A few foxing spots in upper right quadrant, only visible in raking light. Please note that the print has been detached from initial contemporary mount which suffered severe water damages that has not affected the print, and that signature and Carmel studio stamp have been preserved and now accompanies the work. Uniform yellowing of print verso from initial mounting glue.


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Please note that due to recent restoration works, the photograph has been removed from its contemporary support. The correct description is: Signed in pencil on card, titled and dated in black ink on a Carmel studio stamp on card, both accompanying the work.

Private collection, Italy