About This Artwork

Ansel Easton Adams
American, 1902–1984

Monolith, The Face of Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, 1927

Gelatin silver print, printed 1959
28.0 x 20.7 cm
stamp on verso: "Portfolio Three/ (Yosemite Valley)/Ansel Adams/Print no. 1 of Set no. 81/Published by/Sierra Club/San Francisco/1959/ Reproduction Rights Reserved"

Photography Gallery Fund, 1960.364

© The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust.

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "The Wilds of the West," June 28 - Oct. 13, 2003 (CW)

New York, New York, The Whitney Museum of American Art, "The American Century: Art and Culture" April 22 - August 22, 1999.

Publication History

Adams, Ansel. 1977. "The Portfolios of Ansel Adams." Introduction by John Szarkowski. New York Society, Boston. p. 41.

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