Ansel Adams

New York — On Thursday, June 11, Swann Galleries will hold a sale of Fine Photographs that  features twentieth-century masterworks, landscapes, feminist and Latin American photographers, as well as pop photographica.

Leading the sale is Robert Mapplethorpe’s oversize study Lisa Lyon, silver print, 1980. The work is one from an edition of one and is a key image from the series

As mentioned last week, the antiquarian book world’s first major gathering of 2020, which entails three book fairs, one auction, and several related exhibitions, is almost upon us. The biggest of the three book fairs, the CA International Antiquarian Book Fair in

New York – Christie’s is pleased to announce Ansel Adams And The American West: Photographs From The Center For Creative Photography, a sale of 150 Ansel Adams photographs to benefit The Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona, which begins with a live auction on 10 December at Christie’s New York and will follow with additional

Dallas – A dramatic image of African elephants and baboons could bring $70,000 or more when it crosses the block in Heritage Auctions’ Photographs Auction Oct. 4 in New York. Peter Beard Untitled (Elephants and Baboons under Kilimanjaro), 1984 (estimate: $30,000-50,000) is a spectacular and massive (80 inches

Chances are you've heard the name Ansel Adams. What about Mary Austin? An upcoming auction lot reminded me that Adams' first book of photography, titled Taos Pueblo, was published in a limited, Grabhorn Press edition in 1930. Adams supplied twelve photos, while Austin wrote the text. The

11-Thomson.jpgNew York—On Thursday, October 19, Swann Auction Galleries’ sale of Art &

New York—Three new world records were set at Bonhams’ Photographs sale on April 28.   

  • Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada from Lone Pine, California, 1944, a print by Ansel Adams (1902-1984) that fetched $179,000.  It measures 22 1/8 x 30 5/8in and is the most valuable print in this size to sell at auction. The mural-sized print was taken 14,444 feet above sea level

PBA Galleries conducted the auction of Fine Books from the Library of Dr. Elmer Belt on Thursday, May 22nd, 2014, in their San Francisco galleries.  Dr. Elmer Belt (1893-1980) was a renowned surgeon and noted bibliophile. An early member of Southern California's bibliophile society, the Zamorano Club, and the fifth recipient of the Sir Thomas More Medal for Book Collecting, Dr. Belt was a