• Photographs auction at Christies

    Sale 2586

    Photographs

    4 - 5 October 2012, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 329

    ANSEL ADAMS (1902-1984)

    Aspens, Northern New Mexico, 1958

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ANSEL ADAMS (1902-1984)
    Aspens, Northern New Mexico, 1958
    gelatin silver mural print, printed c. 1970
    title and Polaroid accession number in pencil (on the reverse of the mount)
    image/sheet: 20 3/8 x 26in. (51.5 x 66cm.)
    mount: 20¾ x 26¼in. (51.5 x 66.6cm.)


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    Provenance

    From the artist;
    to Edwin Land, Polaroid Corporation;
    Sotheby's, New York, Photographs from the Polaroid Corporation, Monday, June 21, 2010, lot 336


    Pre-Lot Text

    A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, NEW YORK


    Literature

    Stillman, Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs, Little, Brown and Co., 2007, cover and p. 375; Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100, Little, Brown and Co., 2001, pp. 104-105; Alinder ed., Ansel Adams: Letters and Images 1916-1984, New York Graphic Society/Little, Brown and Co., 1988, p. 314; Adams, Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs, Little, Brown and Co., 1983, p. 116; Adams and Alinder, Ansel Adams: An Autobiography, New York Graphic Society/Little, Brown and Co., 1985, p. 174