ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)
Leaf, Glacier Bay National Monument, Alaska, 1948
gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1963 for Portfolio IV
signed in ink (mount, recto); with photographer’s portfolio stamp (mount, verso); credited, titled and dated on affixed gallery label (mat, verso)
image/sheet: 6 3/4 x 9 in. (17.1 x 22.8 cm.)
mount: 13 1/4 x 18 in. (33.6 x 45.7 cm.)
This work is plate three 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 and Adams and John Szarkowski, The Portfolios of Ansel Adams, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1977, Section 4, pl. 3.
Andrea G. Stillman, Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2007, p. 230.
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