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Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984) Oak Tree, Snowstorm, Yosemite National Park, California

Auction:
3293B
Lot:
119
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3293B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2019 6:00PM

Description:

Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)

Oak Tree, Snowstorm, Yosemite National Park, California, 1948, printed later. Signed "Ansel Adams" in ink on the mount l.r., "Special Edition Photographs of Yosemite" hand stamp with hand-numbered "84" of S.E.Y. "11" in ink on the mount verso. Gelatin silver print mounted to board, 9 3/8 x 7 3/8 in. (23.8 x 18.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Good.

N.B. Adams began making the Special Edition series of prints in 1958. They were approved by him, but made by assistants. He signed them until around 1972 and initialed them until 1974. The Special Edition prints continued to be made, but without Adams's signature or initials because he wanted to distinguish them from his fine photographs, which he printed himself. New prints from the series are still made by Alan Ross, who began as Adams's assistant in 1974.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Framed dimensions: 18 x 15 1/4 inches. No other condition issues to report.


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