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    Sale 11950

    Photographs

    6 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 14

    Ansel Adams (1902-1984)

    Tenaya Lake, Mount Conness, Yosemite National Park, California, c. 1946

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    Ansel Adams (1902-1984)
    Tenaya Lake, Mount Conness, Yosemite National Park, California, c. 1946
    gelatin silver print, mounted on board
    signed, titled, dated 'c. 1940' in pencil (mount, recto); titled, dated 'c. 1940' in ink in 'Carmel' credit stamp (mount, verso)
    image/sheet: 14 ¾ x 18 ½ in. (37.5 x 47 cm.)
    mount: 22 x 26 1/3 in. (55.8 x 66.7 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Shapiro Gallery, San Francisco, California.


    Literature

    Mary Street Alinder et al., Ansel Adams, Letters and images, 1916-1984, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1988, p. 248.
    John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100, Little, Brown and Company/San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2001, pl. 61.
    Andrea G. Stillman, Ansel Adams, 400 Photographs, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2007, pp. 309 and 423.