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    Sale 11950

    Photographs

    6 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 11

    Ansel Adams (1902-1984)

    Half Dome, Merced River, Winter, Yosemite National Park, California, 1938

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    Ansel Adams (1902-1984)
    Half Dome, Merced River, Winter, Yosemite National Park, California, 1938
    gelatin silver print, mounted on board
    signed, titled, dated 'c. 1940' in pencil (mount, recto); titled, dated 'c. 1940' in ink in 'Carmel' credit stamp (mount, verso)
    image/sheet: 14 ¾ x 19 in. (37.5 x 48.3 cm.)
    mount: 22 x 26 ¾ in. (56 x 68 cm.)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    with Shapiro Gallery, San Francisco, California.


    Literature

    Andrea G. Stillman, Ansel Adams, 400 Photographs, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2007, pp.115 and 419.
    Andrea G. Stillman, Looking at Ansel Adams: The Photographs and the Man, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2012, p. 214.