ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)
Aspens, Northern New Mexico, 1958
gelatin silver print, mounted on board
signed in ink (mount, recto); signed and titled in ink in photographer's 'This is the American Earth' Sierra club credit stamp (mount, verso)
image/sheet: 15 x 1914 in. (38 x 48.9 cm.)
mount: 1978 x 2334 in. (50.4 x 60.3 cm.)
Sotheby's New York, November 1, 1988, lot 24;
acquired from the above sale by the present owner.
Ansel Adams & Nancy Newhall, This is the American Earth, Little, Brown and Co., Boston, 1960, p. 89.
Ansel Adams & Lawrence Clark Powell, Photographs of the Southwest,New York Graphic Society, Boston, 1966, pl. 96.
Ansel Adams, Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs, Little, Brown and Co., Boston, 1983, p. 63.
Ansel Adams & Mary Street Alinder, Ansel Adams: An Autobiography, Little, Brown and Co., New York, 1985, p. 174.
John Szarkowski, The Portfolios of Ansel Adams, Little, Brown and Co., New York, 1998, VII, pl. 6.
John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art/Little, Brown and Co., Boston, 2001, pl. 104.
Anne Hammond, Ansel Adams: Divine Performance, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2002, fig. 5.7, p. 123.
Andrea G. Stillman (ed.), Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs, Little, Brown and Co., New York, 2007, p. 373.
Andrea G. Stillman, Looking at Ansel Adams: The Photographs and the Man, Little, Brown and Co., New York, 2012, pp. 198, 204.
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