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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)
Mount Williamson, Sierra Nevada, from Manzanar, California, 1944
gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1950–1962
signed in ink (mount, recto); stamped photographer's San Francisco credit [BMFA Stamp 4] with title and neg. no. '1 Cal-129' in ink, also with affixed Museum of Modern Art, Art Lending Service label (mount, verso)
image/sheet: 1518 x 1858 in. (38.5 x 47.3 cm.)
mount: 1734 x 22 in. (45 x 55.9 cm.)
Provenance
Acquired by a private collector, New York, 1962;
by descent to the present owner.
Literature
Beaumont Newhall, The History of Photography from 1839 to the present day, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1964, p. 133.
James Alinder, Ansel Adams: 1902-1984, The Friends of Photography, Carmel, 1984, p. 16.
Ansel Adams, Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs, Little, Brown and Co., New York, 1989, p. 66.
Anne Hammond, Ansel Adams: Divine Performance, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2002, p. 116.
Andrea G. Stillman, Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2007, p. 261.
Andrea G. Stillman, Looking at Ansel Adams: The Photographs and the Man, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2012, p. 159.

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