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    Sale 2120

    Photographs By Ansel Adams From A California Collection

    11 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1084

    ANSEL ADAMS (1902-1984)

    Clearing Storm, Yosemite Valley, California, 1941

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    Estimate

    ANSEL ADAMS (1902-1984)
    Clearing Storm, Yosemite Valley, California, 1941
    gelatin silver print, printed 1960s
    signed in ink (on the mount); title in ink and 'Carmel' credit stamp (on the reverse of the mount)
    15 3/8 x 19 1/8in. (39.2 x 48.5cm.)


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    There are two other prints of this image, one mural sized, in the collection - lots 1000 and 1058.

    Literature

    Adams, Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs, Little Brown and Comp any, p. 103; Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100, Little Brown and Company, pl. 89; Stillman, ed., Yosemite: Ansel Adams, Little Brown and Company, p. 6; Newhall, Ansel Adams: The Eloquent Light, Sierra Club, 1963, p. 88