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    Sale 11950

    Photographs

    6 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 13

    Ansel Adams (1902-1984)

    Portfolio III: Yosemite Valley

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    Ansel Adams (1902-1984)
    Portfolio III: Yosemite Valley
    San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1960. 16 gelatin silver prints mounted on board; each signed in ink and sequentially numbered '1-16' in pencil (mount, recto); each numbered ‘153’, and sequentially numbered '1-16' in red ink in Portfolio copyright credit stamp (mount, verso); varying image sizes from 7 1/8 x 6 5/8 in. (18.2 x 16.9 cm.) to 11 3/8 x 7 ¾ in. (29 x 19.7 cm.), each mount 18 x 14 in. (45.8 x 35.6 cm.); numbered '153' from the edition of 200 (colophon); contained in the original gilt-lettered green cloth portfolio with flaps and ties


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    1. Monolith, The Face of Half Dome, c. 1927
    2. Merced River, Cliffs of Cathedral Rocks, Autumn, 1939
    3. Lower Yosemite Fall, c. 1946
    4. Trees and Snow, 1933
    5. Branches in Snow, c. 1932
    6. El Capitan, Sunrise, 1956
    7. Tenaya Creek, Spring Rain, 1959
    8. Water and Foam, c. 1960
    9. Winter Storm, 1940
    10. Dogwood Blossoms, 1938
    11. Grass and Pool, c. 1935
    12. Nevada Fall, Rainbow, c. 1947
    13. Rushing Water, Merced River, c. 1955
    14. Bridalveil Fall, c. 1952
    15. Trees and Cliffs, 1954
    16. Half Dome, Thunder Cloud, c. 1956

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A MIDWESTERN COLLECTOR