Ansel Adams: $45 Garage Sale Buy Of Photographic Negatives Said To Be Worth $200 Million
A press conference scheduled Tuesday in Beverly Hills was expected to reveal that $45 worth of glass negatives found at a Fresno garage sale are indeed long-lost Ansel Adams negatives believed to be worth as much as $200 million.
Ansel Adams Evening, McDonald Lake, Glacier National Park (1942).
The 65 negatives were purchased ten years ago but it wasn't until recently that a team of experts verified them as original work of the great photographer that was thought to have been lost in a fire, according to Associated Press.
The negatives appear to be reflect one of his favorite subjects -- Yosemite National Park. The owner was not identified.
Adams died in 1984 at 82.