ANSEL ADAMS (1902-1984)
Siesta Lake, Yosemite, National Park, California, 1958
gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1963 for Portfolio IV
signed in ink (mount, recto); with photographer’s affixed portfolio label (mount, verso); credited, titled and dated on affixed gallery label (mat, verso)
image/sheet: 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (19 x 24.1 cm.)
mount: 14 x 18 in. (35.5 x 45.7 cm.)
This work is plate seven from set number E.V. from an edition of 260 from Portfolio IV (San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1963).
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 4, pl. 12.
Ansel Adams and Paul Brooks, Yosemite and the Range of Light, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1979, pl. 78, p. 111.
Ansel Adams et al., Yosemite, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1995, p. 80.
James Alinder and John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams: Classic Images, Iwasaki Bijustu-Sha Co., Ltd., Tokyo, 1999, pl. 56.
Anne Hammond, Ansel Adams: Diving Performance, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2002, p. 138, fig. 6.6.
Andrea G. Stillman, Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2007, p. 351.
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. 129.
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