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  • Provenance

    Gift of Katharine Kuh, 1954

  • Catalogue Essay

    This work was one of several specially printed by Adams for a show with art dealer Katharine Kuh. Kuh later became a curator at the Art Institute, and was among the first to donate photographs to the museum’s collections.


Burnt Stump and New Grass, Sierra Nevada, California

Gelatin silver print, printed no later than 1936.
9 3/8 x 6 1/8 in. (23.8 x 15.6 cm)
Signed in pencil on the mount; 'A Photograph by Ansel Adams' label and 'The Art Institute of Chicago' collection labels affixed to the reverse of the mount.

$4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for $9,375

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Photographs from the Art Institute of Chicago - Online Only

Online-Only Auction 8 – 22 December 2014