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Ansel Adams

Oak Tree, Snowstorm

Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams

Oak Tree, Snowstorm

Oak Tree, Snowstorm

Ansel Adams

1902 - 1984

Oak Tree, Snowstorm


gelatin silver print, Plate 9 from Portfolio I (San Francisco, 1948), mounted, signed in pencil on the mount, the portfolio stamp, numbered '9' of set '9' in an unidentified hand in red pencil, on the reverse, framed, 1948, no. 9 in a total edition of 75

image: 9 ⅜ by 7 ½ in. (23.8 by 19.1 cm.)

frame: 18 ⅜ by 16 ¼ in. (46.7 by 41.3 cm.)

Please note the color and shades in the online catalogue illustration may vary depending on screen settings. This print is in generally excellent condition. Visible only under close examination is a tiny foxmark in the upper right corner and tiny scattered deposits of original retouching. The mount has several rust-colored deposits and is age-darkened along the edges. The reverse is soiled, primarily along the edges. There are tape remnants along the upper edges.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Collection of Shirley Carter Burden

By descent through family to the present owners

John Szarkowski, The Portfolios of Ansel Adams (Boston, 1977), p. 13

James Alinder and John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams: Classic Images (Boston, 1985), p. 45

Andrea Gray Stillman, ed., Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs (Boston, 2007), p. 275

Andrea Gray Stilman, ed., Yosemite: Ansel Adams (Boston, 1995), pl. 56

John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100 (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2001), p. 53

Laguna Beach Art Gallery, March - April 1965

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Shirley C. Burden Photographic Collection, February - April 1978