• Photographs auction at Christies

    Sale 12204

    Photographs

    5 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 149

    Ansel Adams (1902–1984)

    Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, 1941

    Estimate

    Ansel Adams (1902–1984)
    Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, 1941
    gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1978
    signed in pencil (mount, recto); titled and dated in ink in photographer's 'Carmel' credit stamp (mount, verso)
    image/sheet: 15 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. (38.8 x 49 cm.)
    mount: 22 x 28 in. (56 x 71.2 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Keumsan Gallery, Seoul;
    acquired from the above by the present owner, 2008.


    Literature

    Liliane De Cock (ed.), Ansel Adams, Morgan & Morgan, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, 1972, pl. 63.
    Robert M. Doty, Photography in America, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1974, pp. 130-31.
    Martha A. Sandweiss (ed.), Masterworks of American Photography: The Amon Carter Museum Collection, Birmingham, 1982, pl. 125. James Alinder and John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams: Classic Images, Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1985, pl. 32.
    Andrea Stillman, Ansel Adams: The Grand Canyon and the Southwest, Little Brown & Co., Boston, 2000, frontispiece.
    Therese Mulligan and David Wooters, Photography from 1839 to Today, George Eastman House, Taschen, Cologne, 2000, p. 643.
    John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art/Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 2001, pl. 96. Ansel Adams, Ansel Adams, Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs, Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 2002, p. 40.
    Karen E. Haas and Rebecca A. Senf, Ansel Adams in the Lane Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2005, pl. 37.
    Andrea Stillman, Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs, Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 2007, p. 175.