Surf Sequence #5

1940, printed 1973
Artist Ansel Adams (American, 1902–1984)


Dimensions

Image: 26.2 x 32.2 cm (10 5/16 x 12 11/16 in.) Mount: 40.6 x 54.6 cm (16 x 21 1/2 in.) Framed: 43.5 x 57.5 x 4.1 cm (17 1/8 x 22 5/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.884

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

mount, l.l., graphite: 5
mount, verso, center, stamp seven, black ink: PHOTOGRAPH/ BY/ ANSEL ADAMS/ ROUTE 1, BOX 181/ CARMEL, CALIFORNIA/ 93921
mount, verso, center, stamp eight, black ink: TITLE/ CREDIT/ DATE FILM
in stamp eight, black ink [not AA's hand]: Surf Sequence #5/ 4-C-221
mount, verso, l.r., graphite: 17
mount, verso, l.l., graphite: I

Signed

mount, l.r., graphite: Ansel Adams

Provenance

Purchased by William H. and Saundra B. Lane from the artist, c.1973; gift to the MFA from Saundra B. Lane, December 27, 2002

Credit Line

Gift of Saundra B. Lane in honor of Clifford S. Ackley

Copyright

Photograph by Ansel Adams. Used with permission of the Trustees of The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust. All Rights Reserved.