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    Description

    Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)
    Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, 1941
    Gelatin silver, late 1970s
    15-1/4 x 19-1/2 inches (38.7 x 49.5 cm)
    Signed in pencil mount recto; signed and inscribed 'signed by Ansel Adams on new mount 5-6-81' with the title in ink by another hand mount verso.

    The current owners acquired this work in the late 1970s. A few years later, they realized the print was slightly lifting from its original mount and met with Ansel Adams who personally re-mounted and signed the work at that time.

    LITERATURE:
    Ansel Adams, Morgan & Morgan, 1972, pl. 63;
    Robert Doty, ed., Photography in America, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1974, pp. 130-31;
    James Alinder and John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams: Classic Images, Boston, 1985, pl. 32;
    Andrea G. Stillman, ed., Ansel Adams: The Grand Canyon and the Southwest, Boston, 2000, frontispiece;
    John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2001, pl. 96;
    Ansel Adams, Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs, Boston, 2002, p. 40;
    Karen E. Haas and Rebecca A. Senf, Ansel Adams in the Lane Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2005, pl. 37;
    Andrea G. Stillman, Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs, Boston, 2007, p. 175.




    Condition Report*: Dry mounted and under frameless acrylic to 22 x 28 inches; this print appears to be in very good condition. Not framed.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    27th Thursday
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