ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)
Mount Williamson, Sierra Nevada, from Manzanar, California, 1944
gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1973-1976
signed in pencil (mount, recto); titled and dated in ink in photographer's Carmel credit stamp [BMFA stamp 11] (mount, verso)
image/sheet: 1514 x 1858 in. (38.7 x 47.3 cm.)
mount: 2178 x 2734 in. (55.5 x 70.4 cm.)
Christie's, Los Angeles, January 17, 2001, lot 9;
acquired from the above by the present owner.
Beaumont Newhall, The History of Photography from 1839 to the present day, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1964, p. 133.
James Alinder, Ansel Adams: 1902-1984, The Friends of Photography, Carmel, 1984, p. 16.
Ansel Adams, Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs, Little, Brown and Co., New York, 1989, p. 66.
Anne Hammond, Ansel Adams: Divine Performance, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2002, p. 116.
Andrea G. Stillman, Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2007, p. 261.
Andrea G. Stillman, Looking at Ansel Adams: The Photographs and the Man, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2012, p. 159.
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