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Ansel Adams

Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico

Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams

Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico

Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico

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Ansel Adams

1902 - 1984

Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico


gelatin silver print, mounted, signed in pencil on the mount, a Michael and Jeanne Adams collection stamp on the reverse, framed, an Andrew Smith Gallery, Santa Fe, label on the reverse, 1941, printed circa 1943; accompanied by a certificate of provenance, signed by Michael and Jeanne Adams (2)

image: 12¼ by 16 in. (31.1 by 40.7 cm.)

frame: 28¼ by 32¼ in. (71.8 by 81.9 cm.)

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Collection of Ansel Adams and Virginia Best Adams

Gifted to Michael and Jeanne Adams, 1971

Acquired from the above, 2006

U. S. Camera Annual (1943), pp. 88-9

Photographs of the Southwest (1976), pl. 55

The Making of 40 Photographs (1983), p. 40

Ansel Adams 1902-1984 (1976), p. 55

Classic Images (1985), pl. 32

Letters and Images (1988), p. 142

Ansel Adams (1972), pl. 63

Photography in America (1974), pp. 130-1

Ansel Adams in the Lane Collection (2005), pl. 37

Photographs from the Lane Collection (2011), pl. 8

Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams (2008), fig. 3 and p. 109

Photography from 1839 to Today (2000), p. 643

Masterworks of American Photography (1982), pl. 125

Making a Photographer (2020), fig. 6.15

The Grand Canyon and the Southwest (2000), frontispiece 

400 Photographs (2007), p. 175

Looking at Ansel Adams (2012), p. 119

Ansel Adams at 100 (2001), pl. 96

Fresno First Federal Savings and Loan, 1982

Carpinteria, California, The Cate School, Ansel Adams: 1902-1984, 1984

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

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Ansel Adams: Classic Images, March – May 1988 

Reno, Sierra Nevada Museum, 1988

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