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Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984) Forest, Early Morning, Mount Rainier Park, Washington

Auction:
2930B
Lot:
146
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$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2930B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)

Forest, Early Morning, Mount Rainier Park, Washington, 1949, printed 1950, from Portfolio II: The National Parks and Monuments, published by Grabhorn Press, San Francisco. Signed "Ansel Adams" in pencil l.r., numbered "2" of "45" in red ink within stamp identifying the portfolio and copyright credit on the reverse of the mount center. Gelatin silver print mounted to board, image/sheet size 9 1/2 x 7 1/8 in. (24.1 x 18.1 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Good.

Provenance: A private Massachusetts collection.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Mount measures 17 7/8 x 13 7/8 in. (45.5 x 35.3 cm). Minor discoloration at edges of mount. Adhesive residue or similar at u.l. and u.r. corners. There are no condition issues regarding the emulsion layer of the print or the sheet. No further issues to report.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Ansel, Ansel Adams, Geology, Hypochondriacs, Mount Rainier, Sierra Club, Sierra Nevada, Volcanism, Volcanology, Yosemite National Park

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