5 October 1999,
Price realised USD 8,050
USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
Frozen Lake and Cliffs, Sierra Nevada, California (1932)
Gelatin silver print. Printed later. Signed in pencil on the mount; Carmel stamp with title and date in ink on the reverse of the mount.
13 x 17in. (33 x 43.2cm.)
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See: Newhall, The Eloquent Light, p. 168; Little, Brown & Co., Ansel Adams: Yosemite and the Range of Light, pl. 27; Alinder, Ansel Adams, 1902-1984, p. 12.
A look at the photographer whose raw, honest images captured the creative spirit of 1980s New York's downtown scene
Executed while in the asylum of Saint Paul de Mausole, this late work — offered on 15 May — is the only one in the series painted en plein air