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    Sale 5435

    Photographs

    26 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 114

    ANSEL ADAMS (1902-1984)

    Mount Williamson, Sierra Nevada from Manzanar, California, 1944

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ANSEL ADAMS (1902-1984)
    Mount Williamson, Sierra Nevada from Manzanar, California, 1944
    gelatin silver print, printed 1970s
    signed by artist in pencil on mount; titled in another hand in ink in 'Carmel' credit stamp on reverse of mount
    15 5/8 x 18 5/8in. (39.7 x 47.3cm.)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's New York, Photographs, 5 October 1995, lot 279;
    acquired by present owner.


    Literature

    The Family of Man, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1955/1983, pp.68-69; Ansel Adams, Morgan & Morgan, 1972, pl.80; Yosemite and the Range of Light, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1979, pl.46; Newhall, The History of Photography: From 1939 to the present, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1982, p.191; Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art/Little, Brown & Co., 2001, pl.97.