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Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984) Set of Twenty-five Yosemite Special Edition Photographs

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3203B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)

Set of Twenty-five Yosemite Special Edition Photographs, 1927-60, printed 2002-07 by Alan Ross. Each with identifying stamp, print date, and Ross's initials on the mount verso. Gelatin silver prints mounted to board, sizes to 8 x 10 in. (20.4 x 25.5 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Good.

Provenance: A Connecticut estate.

N.B. Images include: Gates of the Valley, Winter; Half Dome, Merced River, Winter; Yosemite Valley from Inspiration Point, Winter; Merced River, Cliffs, Autumn; Lake Tenaya; Mt. Ansel Adams, Lyell Fork of the Merced River; Tenaya Creek, Dogwood, Rain; Early Morning, Merced River Canyon; Cathedral Spires and Rocks; Thunderstorm, Yosemite Valley; Cathedral Peak and Lake; Jeffrey Pine, Sentinel Dome; El Capitan; Vernal Fall; Nevada Fall, Rainbow; Bridalveil Fall; El Capitan, Winter; Half Dome from Glacier Point; Unicorn Peak, Thunderclouds; Oak Tree, Snowstorm; El Capitan, Merced River, Clouds; Upper Yosemite Fall, Profile; Dogwood Blossoms; Moon and Half Dome; and Moonrise from Glacier Point.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

The prints are in pristine condition with many in unopened plastic sleeves. No additional 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

Alan Ross, Half Dome, Moon Dome, Ansel Adams, California, Geography of California, Glacier Point, Granite domes, Merced River, National Register of Historic Places in Mariposa County, California, Sentinel Dome, Sierra Nevada, Tenaya Lake, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite Valley

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