ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)
Forest Floor, Yosemite Valley, California, (from Yosemite and the Range of Light), c. 1950
gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1979
signed and numbered ‘11/50' in pencil (mount, recto); credited, titled and dated with edition information in ink on affixed New York Graphic Society Yosemite and the Range of Light label (mount, verso)
image/sheet: 15 x 19 ¼ in. (38.1 x 48.8 cm.)
mount: 22 x 28 (55.8 x 71.1 cm.)
This work is number eleven from an edition of fifty from a set of five photographs especially 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.
Acquired directly from the artist by a private west coast collector;
acquired from the above by the present owner.
Virginia Adams, Ansel Adams, An Illustrated Guide to Yosemite, Sierra Club, San Francisco, 1963, p. 92-93.
Ansel Adams and Paul Brooks, Ansel Adams: Yosemite and the Range of Light, Little, Brown and Company, 1979, pl. 11, p. 32.
Ansel Adams et al., Ansel Adams: Letters and Images: 1916-1984, A New York Graphic Society; Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1988, p. 347.
Ansel Adams et al., Yosemite, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1995, p. 25.
Andrea G. Stillman, Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2007, p. 346.
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