ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)
Sand Dunes, Sunrise, Death Valley National Monument, California, c. 1948
gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1973-1977
signed in pencil (mount, recto); titled in ink in photographer's Carmel credit stamp [BMFA 11] (mount, verso)
image/sheet: 1912 x 1512 in. (49.5 x 39.3 cm.)
mount: 2778 x 2178 in. (70.8 x 55.5 cm.)
Halsted Gallery, Birmingham, MI;
acquired from the above by author Gretchen McHugh, 1970s;
by descent to the present owner.
James Alinder, Ansel Adams 1902-1984, The Friends of Photography, Carmel, c. 1984, p. 43.
Ansel Adams and Mary Street Alinder, Ansel Adams: An Autobiography, New York Graphic Society; Little, Brown and Company, New York; Boston, 1985, p. 247.
Ansel Adams, Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs, Little, Brown and Co., New York, 1989, p. 56.
Andrea G. Stillman, Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs, Little, Brown and Co., New York, 2007, p. 184.
Andrea G. Stillman, Ansel Adams in the National Parks: Photographs from America's Wild Places, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2010, p. 46 and 301.
Andrea G. Stillman, Looking at Ansel Adams: The Photographs and the Man, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2012, p. 188 and 190.
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