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    Sale 12204

    Photographs

    5 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 152

    Ansel Adams (1902–1984)

    Clearing Winter Storm, Yosemite National Park, California, 1944

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    Estimate

    Ansel Adams (1902–1984)
    Clearing Winter Storm, Yosemite National Park, California, 1944
    gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1977
    signed in pencil (mount, recto); titled and dated in ink in photographer's 'Carmel' credit stamp (mount, verso)
    image/sheet: 15 5/8 x 19 1/2 in. (39.8 x 49.6 cm.)
    mount: 22 x 28 in. (56 x 71.2 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Private Collector, 1970s;
    Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York.


    Literature

    Nancy Newhall, Ansel Adams: The Eloquent Light, Sierra Club, San Francisco, 1963, pp. 88-89.
    Ansel Adams, Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs, Little, Brown and Co., New York, 1983, p. 102.
    James Alinder (ed.), Ansel Adams: 1902-1984 (Untitled 37), The Friends of Photography, San Francisco, 1984, p. 34.
    Ansel Adams, Yosemite and the Range of Light, Little, Brown and Co., New York, 1992, cover and frontispiece.
    John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100, Little, Brown and Co., New York, 2001, pl. 89.
    Andrea Stillman, Looking at Ansel Adams: The Photographs and the Man, Little, Brown and Co., New York, 2012, p. 102.