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    Sale 7584

    Photographs

    15 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 55

    ANSEL ADAMS (1902-1984)

    Monolith, The Face of Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, CA, 1927

    Price Realised  

    ANSEL ADAMS (1902-1984)
    Monolith, The Face of Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, CA, 1927
    gelatin silver print, printed 1970s
    signed by photographer in pencil on mount; titled in another hand in ink in 'Carmel' credit stamp on reverse of mount
    19 3/8 x 14 3/8in. (49.2 x 36.5cm.)


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    Literature

    Newhall, The Eloquent Light, Sierra Club, 1963, front cover & p.45; The Portfolios of Ansel Adams, New York Graphic Society, 1979, Portfolio III, p.49; Ansel Adams: Yosemite and the Range of Light, Little, Brown & Co., 1979, pl.54.