Ansel Adams - Photographs New York Wednesday, October 14, 2020 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, California

  • Literature

    Adams, Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs, p. 66
    Adams, Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs, p. 261
    Alinder and Szarkowski, Ansel Adams: Classic Images, pl. 40
    Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100, pl. 97

  • Catalogue Essay

    "Live in each season as it passes, breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the Earth." – Henry David Thoreau

Transcendence: Photography and the Sublime


Mt. Williamson, Sierra Nevada, from Manzanar, Ca.

Gelatin silver print, printed 1978.
15 1/2 x 18 5/8 in. (39.4 x 47.3 cm)
Signed in pencil on mount; Carmel credit stamp with title and date in an unidentified hand in ink on the reverse of the mount.

$15,000 - 25,000 

Sold for $18,750

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New York Auction 14 October 2020