Private Sale

ANSEL ADAMS

Sierra Nevada from Lone Pine California

1944

Gelatin silver print

Price upon request

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Description

Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)

Flush-mounted and framed.

Executed in 1944, probably printed circa 1950.

Dimensions
Frame Height: 27 inches / 68.58 cm
Frame Width: 37 inches / 93.98 cm

Image: Height 18 in. Width 28 in. 

Signature

Signed in ink, on the reverse.

Provenance

The photographer to Edward Mortimer Morris Warburg (1908-1992), noted philanthropist, founder of the American Ballet, and longtime trustee of The Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art

By descent to his wife Mary Warburg (1908-2009)

Bequeathed to the present owner

Literature

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

Art Period
Post-War
Movement/Style
Realism