Ansel Adams : 50 Years Of Portraits

Year 1978
Edition FIRST
Printing FIRST
Pages 54
Binding Softcover
Condition Near Fine
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Friends of Photography, Carmel, California, 1978. FIRST EDITION. Rare Photo Monograph, Ansel Adams: Includes 26 b/w captioned portrait photo plates by Adams from 1927 to 1977. Portrait subjects include: Edward Weston * Alfred Stieglitz * Dorothea Lange * Charles Sheeler * Brassi * Maynard Dixon * Georgia O’Keeffe * Robinson Jeffers * Charis Weston * Beaumont Newhall * Nancy Newhall * Blair Stapp Plus Others… In addition to the images, this also includes a lengthy essay by the author about Adams’s life, his photographs, past portfolios of images, his portraits, plus more; also contains the interview transcript with Adams, "A Conversation on Portraiture" where the photographer discusses various subjects, taking photos, several of his portrait subjects, and much more. Bound in stiff glossy pictorial wrappers with Adams’ 1933 portrait of Jose Clemente Orozco on the front cover - reproduced from the interior. A very handsome book. Excellent condition. Measures h-10 x w-8 ½ inches. 54 pages.