Lot 97 of 420:
Ansel Adams Yosemite photograph  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,440
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
"A Photograph of Yosemite by Ansel Adams"
Author:
Adams, Ansel
Place:
Yosemite
Publisher:
Best's Studio, Inc.
Date:
[c.1940's?]
Description:

Original gelatin silver photograph, 23x17.5 cm (9x6¾"), on mount: 35.5x28 cm (14x11"), housed in original printed envelope.

Original photograph of Yosemite by Ansel Adams from Best's Studio, run by Adams and his wife, Virginia Best who inherited the studio from her artist father on his death in 1935. The Adams continued to operate the studio until 1971. The studio is now known as the Ansel Adams Gallery and remains in the hands of the Adams family. The photograph is housed in the original printed envelope from the studio, with "A Photograph of Yosemite by Ansel Adams" printed on the front, with the studio's name printed beneath. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear to outer envelope, some light staining to mount, light wear to print with one minor bubble; print about near fine.
 
Item number:
285768
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