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

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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, California

  • Literature

    Stillman, Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs, p. 217

  • Catalogue Essay

    "The wilderness will reveal the profound significance of life to him who approaches it without sentimentality or the possessive attitude." –Ansel Adams, Sierra Club Bulletin, 1932

Transcendence: Photography and the Sublime


Afternoon sun, Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

Gelatin silver print from Portfolio Two, printed 1950.
9 3/8 x 7 1/4 in. (23.8 x 18.4 cm)
Signed in pencil on the mount; numbered '8' and '89' in an unidentified hand in ink and 'Portfolio Two' stamp on the reverse of the mount. Number 89 from an edition of 105.

$3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for $6,000

Contact Specialist

Sarah Krueger
Head of Department, Photographs

Vanessa Hallett
Worldwide Head of Photographs and Deputy Chairwoman, Americas



New York Auction 14 October 2020