5 October 1999
ANSEL ADAMS (1902-1985)
Golden Gate Before the Bridge
Gelatin silver print. 1932. Signed in pencil on the mount; titled Golden Gate/San Francisco in pencil on the reverse of the mount.
6 x 8in. (15.9 x 22.2cm.)
With Weston Gallery, Carmel;
to the present owner.
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Vintage prints of this image are considered rare.
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