Signed by artist, l.r.: Ansel Adams On verso, stamped, c.: PHOTOGRAPH BY ANSEL ADAMS ROUTE 1, BOX 181 CARMEL, CALIFORNIA 93921 On verso, c., stamp with title information filled in, TITLE Near Trampas, New Mexico, Autumn Storm CREDIT DATE FILM On verso, typed label, u.c., near Trampas, New Mexico, Autumn Storm
ON RECTO. Text painted in white, starting at bottom left corner and proceeding clockwise around the edge of work: DO YOU JUST STUFF FOOD iN YOUR MOUTH AND NEVER SAY THANK YOU LORD NOW + Text painted in white, running left to right along bottom edge: PROPHET WU BLACKMON. DUMB GREETY DOES NIVER EET ENOUGTH.
A man and woman under a tree while the woman plays a type of zither. Nearby are trees in bloom with pink flowers. Writing is located in the upper left corner of the painting.
Portrait of artist's elder son Cheng-yang and daughter-in-law Shirley to celebrate their twentieth anniversary of marriage. In the painting, Shirley is playing a kind of zither and her husband standing beside in a caring and appreciative manner.