Ansel Adams - Photographs New York Thursday, October 7, 2021 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Acquired from the artist by his patron, Albert Bender, circa 1927

  • Literature

    Adams, Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs, cover and p. 35
    Adams, Ansel Adams: Yosemite and the Range of Light, pl. 54
    Alinder and Szarkowski, Ansel Adams: Classic Images, pl. 2
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Ansel Adams: The Early Years, pls. 6-7
    N. Newhall, The Eloquent Light, cover and p. 45


Face of Half Dome

Parmelian print.
8 x 6 in. (20.3 x 15.2 cm)
Signed and annotated '245' in pencil in the margin. Accompanied by the original printed presentation folder with ‘Ansel Easton Adams’ and ‘Parmelian Print No. __,’ annotated ‘245’ in pencil, on the front cover, and titled in pencil on the inside front cover.

$15,000 - 25,000 

Sold for $17,640

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New York Auction 7 October 2021