• Photographs auction at Christies

    Sale 2229

    Photographs

    7 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 111

    ANSEL ADAMS (1902-1984)

    Portfolio Four: What Majestic Word. In Memory of Russell Varian [1898-1959] by Ansel Adams

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    ANSEL ADAMS (1902-1984)
    Portfolio Four: What Majestic Word. In Memory of Russell Varian [1898-1959] by Ansel Adams
    San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1963. 15 gelatin silver prints; each signed in ink (on the mount); each with portfolio stamp (on the reverse of the mount); each 11 x 14in. (28 x 35.5cm.) or the reverse; numbered '181' in red ink (on the colophon); folding folio box with cloth ties


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    Provenance

    Best Studio, Yosemite Valley;
    by bequest to the present owners