Ansel Adams, ‘Taos Pueblo’, 1930, Phillips

San Francisco: Grabhorn Press
Varying dimensions from 6 x 8 3/8 in. (15.2 x 21.3 cm) to 9 x 6 1/2 in. (22.9 x 16.5 cm) or the reverse

Plates include:
I. North House (Hlauuma)
II. South House (Hlaukwima)
III. A Man of Taos
IV. Ruins of Old Church
V. New Church
VI. Girl of Taos
VII. North House (End View)
VIII. South House, Harvest
IX. Old Man of Taos
X. South House, Woman Winnowing Grain
XI. North House, Kiva, and Thunder Clouds
XII. Church at Ranchos de Taos

Signature: Signed in ink by the artist and Mary Austin and stamped number 73 on the colophon. Folio, 1/4 morocco with stamped title and raised bands on spine and linen sides. Interior thunderbird motif by Valenti Angelo. Number 73 from an edition of 108.

About Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams is widely regarded as one of the most famous photographers of all time, particularly in reference to his striking images of the American wilderness. Adams placed great value upon technical mastery of his craft, carefully evaluating gradations of light in the image, manipulating degree of exposure, and constantly experimenting with new techniques. Along with contemporaries Imogen Cunningham and Edward Weston, Adams founded the group f/64, devoted to what they termed “straight photography,” as opposed to staged or embellished images. Adams was also pivotal in the establishment of the Department of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art.

American, 1902-1984, San Francisco, California