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Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984) Dead Tree, Sunset Crater National Monument, Arizona

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
213
Sold for:
$2,963$2,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)

Dead Tree, Sunset Crater National Monument, Arizona, 1947, plate 11 from PORTFOLIO TWO: THE NATIONAL PARKS AND MONUMENTS..., published 1950. Signed "Ansel Adams" in pencil on the mount l.r., stamped and numbered "...11 of set no. 81" on the reverse of the mount. Gelatin silver print on paper, image/sheet size 9 5/8 x 7 1/2 in. (24.3 x 19.0 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Soiling to mount.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

The mount is yellowed and has some minor soiling. there are two minute deformations to the edge of the sheet l.l. There are several extremely fine linear surface rubs (these are only visible in strong raking light).

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Sunset Crater National Monument, Ansel Adams, Sierra Nevada, Yosemite National Park

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