ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)
On occasion, Christie's has a direct financial int… Read more
ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Mount Williamson, Sierra Nevada, from Manzanar, California, 1944

Details
ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)
Mount Williamson, Sierra Nevada, from Manzanar, California, 1944
gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed early 1950s
signed in ink (mount, recto); stamped photographer's San Francisco credit [BMFA 4] with title and number '1-S-129' in the artist's hand in red ink (mount, verso)
image/sheet: 14 3/4 x 18 1/8 in. (37.4 x 46 cm.)
mount: 16 1/2 x 20 in. (41.8 x 50.8 cm.)
Provenance
The Collection of Michael Mattis and Judith Hochberg, New York;
acquired from the above by the present owner, c. 1995.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, The Family of Man, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1955, pp. 68-69.
Beaumont Newhall, The History of Photography: From 1839 to the Present Day, The Museum of Modern Art/George Eastman House, New York, 1964, p. 133.
Ansel Adams, Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1983, p. 66.
James Alinder (ed.), Ansel Adams: 1902-1984, Friends of Photography, Untitled 37, Carmel, 1984, p. 16.
Ansel Adams, Yosemite and the Range of Light, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 1992, pl. 46.
John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2001, pl. 97.
Weston Naef, The J. Paul Getty Museum Handbook of the Photographs Collection, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, 1995, p. 205.
Andrea Stillman (ed.), Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2007, p. 261.
Andrea Stillman, Looking at Ansel Adams: The Photographs and the Man, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 2012, p. 158.
Special notice

On occasion, Christie's has a direct financial interest in the outcome of the sale of certain lots consigned for sale. This will usually be where it has guaranteed to the Seller that whatever the outcome of the auction, the Seller will receive a minimum sale price for the work. This is known as a minimum price guarantee. This is such a lot.

More from Important Photographs from the Collection of Donald and Alice Lappé

View All
View All