6 April 2017
Ansel Adams (1902–1984)
Church, Sunset, Rear, Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico, c. 1948
dye transfer print, mounted on board, printed 1972 by Wally MacGalliard
signed in pencil and numbered 'PT 6, 13' in an unknown hand in pencil (mount, recto); stamped 'MACGALLIARD COLORPRINTS', 'DYE TRANSFER' and print date 'MAY 20 1972' (mount, verso)
image/sheet: 13 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. (34.9 x 50.2 cm.)
mount: 22 x 28 in. (55.9 x 71.1 cm.)
This work is one of three dye transfer prints of the image made by the printer in 1972.
Wally MacGalliard, the printer of this work;
acquired from the above by a private California collector, 2006.
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This print is accompanied by an original, signed letter from Ansel Adams complimenting MacGalliard on the print quality.
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