Ansel Adams, ‘Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine’, 1944, Weston Gallery
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Ansel Adams

Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, 1944

Silver Gelatin Print
15 × 19 1/4 in
38.1 × 48.9 cm
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Carmel-by-the-Sea
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Weston Gallery
Carmel-by-the-Sea

On four successive mornings Adams tried to take this photograph from the east side of the Sierra. …

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Photography
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Signed on the front of the mount. Stamped, titled and dated on the back. Printed in the 1970s.
Ansel Adams
American, 1902–1984
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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.

Ansel Adams, ‘Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine’, 1944, Weston Gallery
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Carmel-by-the-Sea

On four successive mornings Adams tried to take this photograph from the east side of the Sierra. On the fifth day it was still dark and bitterly cold when he set up his camera on the new platform on top of his car and retreated to the warm interior. As dawn drew near, he returned to the camera to await the sun’s …

Medium
Photography
Signature
Signed on the front of the mount. Stamped, titled and dated on the back. Printed in the 1970s.
Ansel Adams
American, 1902–1984
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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.

Ansel Adams

Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, 1944

Silver Gelatin Print
15 × 19 1/4 in
38.1 × 48.9 cm
Sold
Location
Carmel-by-the-Sea
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