Ansel Adams

Tree stump and mist, Northern Cascade Range, WA, 1958 Gelatin Silver Print 14 5/8 x 19 1/8" on mount 22 x 28" Signed mount recto, Titled & dated on mount verso Printed ca 1968-1970, Cropping variant, paper variant, exclusive of Portfolio VII This is one of only two known prints from this negative made by Adams prior to the production of Portfolio VII in 1976. This print shows significantly more of the negative on the left and right edges than those made for the portfolio, the paper is also somewhat warmer in color.

Cemetery statue and oil derricks, Signal Hill, Long Beach, CA, 1939 Gelatin-silver print, 10 5/8 x 12 5/8 (on mount 14 x 18. Hi-art Illustration Board) Signed recto, titled mount verso together with early Carmel Studio stamp) Printed between 1956-1963 An exceptionally rich and finely detailed print. Important provenance.

Fresh Snow, Yosemite, CA, ca 1947 Gelatin silver print, 10 3/4 x 12 3/4 (on mount 14 x 18) Signed mount recto, Studio Stamp mount verso Titled "Winter Forest Yosemite" in an unknown hand, mount verso Printed ca 1965-70 An exceptionally beautiful print with an important provenance. A rare example of this image printed by Adams prior to the 1974 limited edition Portfolio VI. Between 1947 and the production of Portfolio VI, Adams made fewer than eight prints from this negative which included two screens and a few mural sized prints. It is estimated that only one or two prints of this size and quality were made.

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