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Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984) Rocks and Limpets, Point Lobos, California

Auction:
3140B
Lot:
140
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3140B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 21, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)

Rocks and Limpets, Point Lobos, California, 1965. Signed "Ansel Adams" in ballpoint pen l.r., titled in ballpoint pen and with artist's Carmel, California, studio stamp on the mount verso. Gelatin silver print mounted to illustration board, image/sheet size 14 1/4 x 18 5/8 in. (36.1 x 47.2 cm), unframed.
Condition: Subtle surface scratch l.l.

N.B. A copy of Ansel Adams: Singular Images, in which this image is illustrated as plate 47, accompanies the lot.
Provenance: The estate of Marie Cosindas, pioneer photographer, Boston.
Estimate $500-700

Mount measures 21 1/2 x 28 in. (54.5 x 71.0 cm).


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

Carmel, Point Lobos, Ansel, California, Guggenheim Fellows, Marie Cosindas, Photography, Visual arts

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