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Winter, Yosemite Valley, California
Gelatin silver print
9 1/2 x 7 1/4 ins (23.9 x 18.6 cm) (image)
Sotheby's - Paris
9 October 2018, Modernism: Photographs from a Distinguished Private Collection, Lot: 1
Curry, Kathy, Esther Adler, et Museum of modern art. American Modern : Hopper to O'Keeffe [Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, New York, August 17, 2013 - January 26, 2014]. 1 vol. New York: the Museum of modern art, 2013.
New York. An American Place. "William Einstein and Ansel Adams," October 1, 1936–November 1, 1936.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Thirty Photographers: A Selection from the Museum's Collection," April 12, 1969–June 1, 1969.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Collection of Alfred Stieglitz," May 18, 1978–July 16, 1978.
This print was part of Ansel Adams' first solo exhibition at the Delphic Studio in 1933 in New York. The record list sent by Ansel Adams to the gallery is listing a print numbered with the same number 18 and titled as on the reverse of the mount.
The letters between Alma Reed, Director of the Delphic Studio and Ansel Adams highlight that every prints was mounted and titled by Ansel Adams. This specific print was one of the first ones sold at the exhibition.