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    ANSEL ADAMS (American, 1902-1984)
    Portfolio I (Twelve Photographs), 1938-48
    Gelatin silver, printed 1948
    9-1/2 x 7-1/2 inches (24.1 x 19.1 cm) (largest)
    Signed in pencil mount recto; numbered in red pencil with artist's portfolio stamp verso; colophon signed and editioned '24' in red pencil. From an edition of 75.
    Complete portfolio with colophon and original case.

    Images Included: Mount McKinley, Alaska, 1948; Saguero Cactus, Sunrise, Arizona, 1946; Rapids Below Vernal Fall, Yosemite Valley 1948; Mormon Temple, Manti, Utah, 1948; Vine and Rock, Island of Hawaii, T.H., 1948; Refugio Beach, California, 1946; The White Church, Hornitos, California, 1946; Roots, Foster Gardens, Honolulu, T.H., 1948; Oak Tree, Snow Storm, Yosemite, 1948; Trailside, Near Juneau, Alaska, 1948, Alfred Stieglitz, An American Place, New York, 1938; Clouds Above Golden Canyon, Death Valley, California, 1946.

    "To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or are latent in all things...Art, said Alfred Stieglitz, is the affirmation of life. And life, or its eternal evidence, is everywhere...Expressions without doctrine, my photographs are presented here as ends in themselves, images of the end-less moments of the world. I dedicate them to the memory and to the spirit of Alfred Stieglitz." - Ansel Adams

    More information about ANSEL ADAMS, also known as Adams, Ansel, Ansel Adams, Ansel Easton Adams.

    Condition Report*: Overall natural discoloration to the outside of the case, and edges of colophon paper and mounts. For a full report please contact the Department.
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    October, 2014
    16th Thursday
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