El Capitan, Yosemite National Park, California

El Capitan, Yosemite National Park, California

c. 1930
Artist
Ansel Adams, American, 1902-1984
Born: San Francisco, CA
photograph
Gelatin silver print
Funds from the Photography Acquisitions Alliance
2016.8

Ansel Adams, El Capitan, Yosemite National Park, California, c. 1930. Gelatin silver print; 4 x 6 inches. Denver Art Museum Collection: Funds from Photography Acquisitions Alliance, 2016.8 © The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust

Dimensions
image height: 3 15/16 in, 10.0013 cm; image width: 6 1/16 in, 15.3988 cm; frame height: 24 3/16 in, 61.4363 cm; frame width: 20 1/4 in, 51.4350 cm; frame depth: 7/8 in, 2.2225 cm
Inscription
Signed and dated on the original window mat; with photographer’s stamp on print, verso
Department
Photography
Collection
Photography
Known Provenance
(Paul M. Hertzmann, Inc.) to (Michael Shapiro Photographs), 1997; Acquired by private collection from (Michael Shapiro Photographs), 1997; Consigned for sale at (Quintenz Gallery), 2015
Exhibition History
  • "Ansel Adams: Visualizing the American Landscape"—Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, May 18–August 22, 2004

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