ANSEL ADAMS (1902-1984)
Fresh Snow, Yosemite Valley, California, c. 1947
gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1974 for Portfolio VI

signed and numbered ‘VI-9’ and ‘79/110’ in pencil (mount, recto); with photographer’s portfolio stamp (mount, verso)
image/sheet: 15 ½ x 19 in. (38.1 x 48.2 cm.)
mount: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.6 cm.)
This work is plate nine and number seventy-nine from an edition of 110 from the portfolio Portfolio VI (New York: Parasol Press, Ltd., 1974).
Acquired directly from the artist by a private west coast collector;
acquired from the above by the present owner.
Ansel Adams and John Szarkowski, The Portfolios of Ansel Adams, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1977, Section 6, pl. 9.
Ansel Adams and Paul Brooks, Yosemite and the Range of Light, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1979, p. 122, pl. 89.
Ansel Adams et al., Ansel Adams: Letters and Images: 1916-1984, A New York Graphic Society; Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1988, p. 205.
John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 2001, p. 23, fig. 13.
Andrea G. Stillman, Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2007, p. 294.
Ansel Adams and Andrea G. Stillman, Ansel Adams in the National Parks: Photographs from America's Wild Places, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2010, p. 136 and 302.
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