Ansel Adams and the American West: Photographs from the Center for Creative Photography

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New York

Date of the auction: 10.12.2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Grass and Pool, Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park, California, c. 1935 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed probably 1950-1962 signed in pencil (mount, recto); titled in ink in photographer's Carmel credit stamp [BMFA Stamp 4], and with Center for Creative

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Vernal Fall, Yosemite Valley, California, c. 1948 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed probably 1963-1973 signed in ink (mount, recto); stamped photographer's Carmel credit [BMFA Stamp 7] and with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount, verso

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Clearing Winter Storm, Yosemite Valley, California, 1938 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1978-1984 titled in ink in photographer's Carmel credit stamp [BMFA Stamp I], with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount, verso) image/sheet: 15 ½ x 19 1/8

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Seven images drawn from Parmelian Prints of the High Sierras , 1927 seven gelatin silver prints; each signed 'A.E. Adams' in pencil with letterpress title (margin); each image approximately 6 x 8 in. (15.2 x 20.4 cm.) or inverse; each sheet approximately 10 x 12 in. (25.4 x

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Half Dome, Thunder Cloud, Yosemite National Park, California, c. 1956 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed c. 1960 signed in pencil (mount, recto); with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount, verso) image/sheet: 9 ½ x 6 5/8 in. (24.1 x 16.8 cm

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Forest, Winter, Yosemite Valley, California, 1933 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed probably 1963-1973 signed in ink (mount, recto); titled in ink in photographer's Carmel credit stamp [BMFA Stamp 7] and with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Half Dome, Blowing Snow, Yosemite National Park, California, c. 1955 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1970s with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount, verso) image/sheet: 15 ½ x 19 ½ in. (39.3 x 49.5 cm.) mount: 22 7/8 x 28 7/8 in. (58 x 73.2

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Trees and Cliffs, Yosemite Valley, California, 1954 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed c. 1960 signed in pencil (mount, recto); titled in pencil and with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount, verso) image/sheet: 9 3/8 x 7 3/8 in. (23.8 x 18.6

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Fern Spring, Late Evening, Yosemite Valley, California, c. 1962 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed probably 1960s signed in ink (mount, recto); stamped photographer's Carmel credit [BMFA Stamp 5], titled, numbered '4-C-484' and inscribed 'Enlarged from a Polaroid

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) High Sierra, Winter, near Big Pine, Inyo County, California, c. 1949 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed probably early 1950s signed in pencil (mount, recto); titled on affixed photographer's label [BMFA Label 5] and with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Moon and Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California, 1960 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1970s signed in ink (mount, recto); with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount, verso) image/sheet: 9 ¾ x 7 ¼ in. (24.7 x 18.4 cm.) mount: 16 ½ x 13 ½

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Frozen Lake and Cliffs, Sierra Nevada, California, 1932 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1973-1977 signed in pencil (mount, recto); titled and dated in ink in photographer's Carmel credit stamp [BMFA Stamp 11], and with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Mount Williamson, Sierra Nevada, from Manzanar, California, 1944 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1970s with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount, verso) image/sheet: 15 ¼ x 18 5/8 in. (38.7 x 47.3 cm.) mount: 21 7/8 x 27 7/8 in. (55.5 x 70.7

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Nevada Fall, Profile, Yosemite Valley, California, c. 1957 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed c. 1960 signed in pencil (mount, recto); with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount, verso) image/sheet: 9 1/8 x 7 1/8 in. (23.1 x 18 cm.) mount: 18 x 14

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Cathedral Peak and Lake, Yosemite National Park, California, c. 1960 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1960s signed in pencil (mount, recto); with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount, verso) image/sheet: 7 x 9 3/8 in. (17.7 x 23.7 cm.) mount

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Shattered Granite, Wawona Road, Yosemite National Park, California, c. 1948 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1975 signed in pencil (mount, recto); titled and dated in ink in photographer's Carmel credit stamp [BMFA Stamp I], and with Center for Creative

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Rocks, Sierra Nevada, c. 1927 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1930 titled and dated in ink in photographer's Carmel credit [BMFA Stamp 5] affixed with photographer's San Francisco credit label [BMFA Label 3] and with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Yosemite Valley, Thunderstorm, 1949 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed probably 1950-1962 signed in pencil (mount, recto); photographer's Carmel credit stamp [BMFA Stamp 4], and with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount, verso) image/sheet: 10 ¼

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Autumn, Yosemite Valley, 1939 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed probably 1963-1973 signed in ink (mount, recto); titled in ink in photographer's Carmel credit stamp [BMFA Stamp 7], and with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount, verso

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Water-Worn Rock and Grass, Yosemite National Park, California, c. 1943 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1978-1984 signed in pencil (mount, recto); titled and dated in photographer's Carmel credit stamp [BMFA Stamp I], and with Center for Creative Photography

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Pool, Yellowstone National Park, 1965 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed probably late 1960s stamped photographer's Carmel credit [BMFA Stamp 5], Polaroid Type 55 stamp [BMFA Stamp 10], and with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount, verso

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Bridalveil Fall, Yosemite Valley, California, 1927 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1970s signed in pencil (mount, recto); with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount, verso) image/sheet: 19 ½ x 15 in. (49.5 x 38.1 cm.) mount: 28 x 21 7/8 in. (71

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Half Dome, Storm Light, Yosemite National Park, California, c. 1948 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed probably 1962-1963 signed in ink (mount, recto); stamped photographer's Carmel credit [BMFA Stamp 5], and with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) The Golden Gate before the Bridge, San Francisco, California, 1932 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1970s with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount, verso) image/sheet: 15 ¼ x 19 1/8 in. (38.8 x 48.7 cm.) mount: 21 7/8 x 27 7/8 in. (55.5 x 70.7

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Surf Sequence 1, c. 1940 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1970s with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount, verso) image/sheet: 11 x 12 7/8 in. (27.9 x 32.6 cm.) mount: 15 5/8 x 19 7/8 in. (40.3 x 50.4 cm

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Grass, Rain, Beartrack Cove, Glacier Bay National Monument, Alaska, c. 1948 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed probably 1963-1973 signed in ink (mount, recto); titled in ink in photographer's Carmel credit stamp [BMFA Stamp 7], and with Center for Creative

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Scintillations, Merced River, Wawona, California, c. 1955 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1970s signed in ink (mount, recto); with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount, verso) image/sheet: 19 3/8 x 14 3/8 in. (49.2 x 36.4 cm.) mount: 27 7/8 x

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Clearing Storm, Sonoma County Hills, California, 1951 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed probably 1960s with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount, verso) image/sheet: 8 ¾ x 11 3/8 in. (22.2 x 28.9 cm.) mount: 14 x 18 in. (35.6 x 45.7 cm

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Redwoods, Bull Creek Flat, Northern California, c. 1960 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1970s signed in ink (mount, recto); with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount, verso) image/sheet: 9 3/8 x 11 3/8 in. (23.7 x 28.8 cm.) mount: 14 x 18 in

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019

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ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984) Orchard, Portola Valley, California, c. 1940 gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed probably 1963-1973 signed in pencil (mount, recto); titled in ink, stamped photographer's Carmel credit [BMFA Stamp 7] and with Center for Creative Photography & AAPRT stamps (mount

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019