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    Sale 2120

    Photographs By Ansel Adams From A California Collection

    11 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1108

    ANSEL ADAMS (1902-1984)

    Madrone Bark, 1932

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ANSEL ADAMS (1902-1984)
    Madrone Bark, 1932
    gelatin silver print, printed 1970-1975
    signed in pencil (on the mount); title, date in ink and 'Carmel' credit stamp (on the reverse of the mount)
    19 3/8 x 14¾in. (49.4 x 37.5cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    The following three lots (1108-1110) are interesting and rare abstract studies by Ansel Adams. All three foreshadow the work of photographers Minor White and Aaron Siskind.


    Literature

    Newhall, The Eloquent Light, Sierra Club, 1963, p. 72