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

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  • Provenance

    Collection of Martin Horwitz, acquired in 1981
    Gift of Caryl Horwitz to The College of New Rochelle, 2012
    Doyle, New York, 14 December 2017, lot 144

  • Literature

    Stillman, Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs. Little, Brown and Company, p.401.
    Alinder and Szarkowski, Ansel Adams: Classic Images, pl.39

  • Catalogue Essay

    "Every photo is a crystallization of experience-of real value to the maker and of potential value to the spectator." – Ansel Adams

Transcendence: Photography and the Sublime


Evening Clouds and Pool, East Side of the Sierra from the Owens Valley, California

circa 1962
Gelatin silver print, printed 1980.
15 1/8 x 19 1/2 in. (38.4 x 49.5 cm)
Signed in pencil on the mount; Museum Set Edition stamp, titled and dated in an unidentified hand in ink, and College of New Rochelle Collection and deaccession stamps on the reverse of the mount. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from the Ansel Adams Gallery.

$12,000 - 18,000 

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New York Auction 14 October 2020