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    Sale 12204

    Photographs

    5 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 150

    Ansel Adams (1902–1984)

    Moon and Half Dome, Yosemite Valley, 1960

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    Estimate

    Ansel Adams (1902–1984)
    Moon and Half Dome, Yosemite Valley, 1960
    gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed late 1960s–early 1970s
    signed in pencil (mount, recto); titled and dated in ink in photographer's 'Carmel' credit stamp [BMFA 7] (mount, verso)
    image/sheet: 20 x 15 3/4 in. (50.8 x 40 cm.)
    mount: 28 1/4 x 22 1/4 in. (71.2 x 56.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Witkin Gallery, New York;
    acquired from the above by the present owner, 1971.


    Literature

    Ansel Adams, Mary Street Alinder, and Andrea Stillman, Ansel Adams: Letters and Images, 1916-1984, Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1988, p. 307.
    Ansel Adams and Andrea Stillman, Ansel Adams: 400 photographs, Little, Brown & Co., New York, 2007, p. 37.
    Andrea Stillman, Looking at Ansel Adams: The Photographs and the Man, Little, Brown and Co., Boston, 2012, p. 206.


    Exhibited

    Detroit, Detroit Institute of Arts, Photographs from Private Collections, July 30–August 20, 1971.