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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.

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Burnt Stump and New Grass, Sierra Nevada, California

1935
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.

Estimate
$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