Gelatin silver print, plate 7 from the portfolio "Portfolio V" (1970); edition 68 of 110
Inscribed recto, on mount, lower left, below image, in graphite: "V-7 68/110"; signed recto, on mount, lower right, below image, in graphite: "Ansel Adams"; blind stamped recto, lower left: "[circulare fomation] STRATHMORE / USE EITHER SIDE"; stamped and inscribed verso, center, in black ink: "ANSEL ADAMS / PORTFOLIO V / PARASOL PRESS, LTD. NEW YORK / NO. [stamped] 7 [inscribed] TITLE [stamped] THE BLACK SUN / TUNGSTEN HILLS, OWENS VALLEY, / CALIFORNIA 1939 [inscribed] / ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS AND OTHER / PHOTOGRAPHS IN PORTFOLIO V MAY NOT / BE REPRODUCED IN ANY FORM INCLUDING / MICROFILM, MICROFICHE, TV TAPE, ETC. [stamped]"
34.6 × 46.7 cm (image/paper); 58.4 73.8 cm (mount)
Art Institute of Chicago, “The Earth As It Was: Photographs by Ansel Adams, Eliot Porter, and William Clift,” May 5 - September 3, 2007. (David Travis)
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