“HE ELEVATED THE ACT OF PHOTOGRAPHY TO A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE": BEAUTIFUL EXHIBITION-SIZE POSTER, BOLDLY SIGNED BY ANSEL ADAMS, DISPLAYING A FINE LARGE IMAGE OF HIS PHOTOGRAPH, ASPENS, NORTHERN NEW MEXICO, HANDSOMELY FRAMED
ADAMS, Ansel. Poster signed. Aspens. Camera. Boston, 1981.
Large 1981 poster boldly signed by Ansel Adams, featuring an exceptionally fine image of his soaring Aspens, Northern New Mexico, 1958—"an Adams masterpiece"—one of the first in a select grouping to feature an image personally chosen by Ansel for a poster to replicate "as closely as possible the quality of his originals… Adams supervised the first print runs; the posters were so good that he chuckled that the one of Aspens in particular looked better than a print made in the darkroom"(Alinder), issued to commemorate his photobook, The Camera, a splendid framed exhibition-size poster, scarce signed. $5000.