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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)
Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, 1941
gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1973-1977

signed in pencil (mount, recto); credited, titled and dated in pencil in photographer's Carmel credit stamp [BMFA stamp 11], stamped ‘Victoria Adams Collection’ with affixed Certificate of Authenticity label signed by Matthew Adams in ink and numbered '022369’ (mount, verso)
image/sheet: 15 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. (39.3 x 49.5 cm.)
mount: 21 1/2 x 28 in. (54.6 x 71.1 cm.)
Provenance
The collection of Virginia Adams, the artist’s wife;
From the above to Ansel Adams Gallery, Yosemite Valley;
acquired from the above by the present owner, 2012.
Literature
Ansel Adams, Photographs of the Southwest, New York Graphic Society, Boston, 1966, pl. 55.
James Alinder, Ansel Adams, 1902-1984, The Friends of Photography, Carmel, 1984, p. 55.
Andrea G. Stillman, Ansel Adams: Letters and Images 1916-1984, Little, Brown and Co., Boston, 1988, p. 142.
Ansel Adams, Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs, Little, Brown and Co., New York, 1989, cover, p. 40.
John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art/Little, Brown and Co., Boston, 2001, pl. 96.
Anne Hammond, Ansel Adams, Divine Performance, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2002, p. 94, fig. 4.10.
Karen E. Haas and Rebecca A. Senf, Ansel Adams in the Lane Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2005, pl. 37, p. 68.
Andrea G. Stillman (ed.), Looking at Ansel Adams: The Photographs and the Man, Little, Brown and Co., New York, 2012, p. 114.
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