Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Gelatin silver print, 1941, printed 1970s, mounted on board, with Adams' signature in pencil to the mount recto, Carmel hand stamp with title and date in ink to the mount verso in an unknown hand, unframed.
Image Size 15 1/4 x 19 1/8 in.; Mount 22 x 26 in.
The International Center of Photography, New York
Purchased from Witkin Gallery, New York in the 1970s.
(Morgan & Morgan, 1972), pl. 63.
Alinder and Szarkowski, Ansel Adams: Classic Images
(New York Graphic Society, 1985), p. 32.
Stillman, ed., Ansel Adams: The Grand Canyon and the Southwest
(Boston, 2000), frontispiece.
Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100
(San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2001), pl. 96.
Adams, Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs
(Boston, 2002), p. 40.
Haas and Senf, Ansel Adams in the Lane Collection
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2005), pl. 37.
Stillman, Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs
(Boston, 2007), p. 175.
Overall good condition; mount with moisture stain and slight indentation lower left corner (photograph appears largely unharmed); two minute edge nicks, a shallow and barely-visible bubble, and very slight rubbed spot at same corner; small, faint line indentation (3/8 in.) visible only in raking light 1/3 from lower edge.
$20,000 - 40,000