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  • 'Yosemite is one of the great gestures of the Earth. It isn’t that it is merely big – it is also beautiful, with a beauty that is as solid and apparent as the granite rock in which it is carved.' —Ansel Adams to Alfred Stieglitz, 1937

    • Literature

      J. Szarkowski, The Portfolios of Ansel Adams, Portfolio Three, Boston: Little, Brown, 1977, pl. 9
      J. Alinder & J. Szarkowski, Ansel Adams: Classic Images, Boston: Little, Brown, 1985, pl. 46
      A. Stillman, Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs, Boston: Little, Brown, 2000, p.123
      J. Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100, Boston: Little, Brown, 2001, pl. 89

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Clearing Winter Storm, Yosemite National Park

1944
Gelatin silver print, mounted, printed 1977.
39.7 x 49.4 cm (15 5/8 x 19 1/2 in.)
Signed in pencil on the mount; Carmel credit stamp (BMFA 11) with title and date in an unidentified hand in ink on the reverse of the mount.

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Estimate
£35,000 - 55,000 

Sold for £37,800

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London Auction 23 November 2021