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 signed Ansel Adams poster for "Images 1923-1974. Boston: Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico is quite possibly Adams's best-known photograph, and surely the most iconic of his work. Depicting a rural cemetery in the foreground with gravestones illuminated by the setting sun. a waxing moon hovers above a bank of clouds that meet mountains framing the horizon. With One Of A Kind Collectibles LOA and JSA cert.

One of the original images with the very finest tonal qualities, believed to be less than ten in existence, recently sold at auction for $360,000. "Lesser" prints sell in the range of $50,000. According to an AP report: "The story associated with the picture is the stuff of legend. After a discouraging day in the field with his son and an assistant, Adams was driving home, when he "saw an extraordinary situation—an inevitable photograph! I almost ditched the car and rushed to set up my 8 x 10 inch view camera...but I could not find my exposure meter! The situation was desperate: the low sun was trailing the edge of clouds in the west, and shadow would seem to dim the white crosses." Adams had pre-visualized the image, managing to capture the picture before the sun set and light irrevocably shifted."

With One Of A Kind Collectibles COA.

 Ansel Adams Signed  poster for Images 1923-1974 Ansel Adams Signed  poster for Images 1923-1974
Ansel Adams Signed poster for "Images 1923-1974
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $200.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $270.00
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Thursday, December 17, 2020.

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