ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)
Ice on Ellery Lake, Sierra Nevada, California, c. 1959
gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1979
signed and numbered '36/50' in pencil (mount, recto); credited, titled, dated and numbered on affixed New York Graphic Society Yosemite and the Range of Light label (mount, verso); credited, titled and dated on affixed gallery labels (mat verso and frame backing board)
image/sheet: 13 x 1834 in. (33 x 47.6 cm.)
mount: 22 x 28 in. (55.8 x 71.1 cm.)
This work is number thirty-six from an edition of fifty plus three publisher's proofs made as one of five photographs printed and signed by the artist as part of the deluxe edition of Yosemite and the Range of Light, published by New York Graphic Society in September, 1979.

Private Collection, California;
acquired from the above by the present owner.
Ansel Adams and Paul Brooks, Yosemite and the Range of Light, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1979, pl. 116.
Andrea G. Stillman (ed.), Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2007, p. 354.
Andrea G. Stillman, Ansel Adams: Letters and Images 1916-1984, Little, Brown and Co., Boston, 1988, p. 297.
Paul Brooks, Yosemite and the Range of Light, Little, Brown and Co., New York, 1992, pl. 116.
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