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

    Private Collection, California

  • Literature

    Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100, pls. 104-105
    Szarkowski, The Portfolios of Ansel Adams, Portfolio VII, pl. 6
    Gee, Photography of the Fifties: An American Perspective, p. 49

  • Catalogue Essay

    "Tenderly now, let all men turn to the earth." – Nancy Newhall, This is The American Earth

Transcendence: Photography and the Sublime


Aspens, Northern New Mexico

Gelatin silver print from Portfolio VII, printed 1976.
18 x 22 3/4 in. (45.7 x 57.8 cm)
Signed, numbered 'VII-6' and 63/115 in pencil on the mount; 'Portfolio VII' stamp on the reverse of the mount.

$25,000 - 35,000 

Sold for $32,500

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New York Auction 14 October 2020