‘Lost Negatives’ Promoter Agrees to Drop Use of Ansel Adams’ Name

March 16, 2011

By David Walker

One of 65 images that Rick Norsigian bought at a garage sale--and attributed to Ansel Adams.

California businessman Rick Norsigian and the Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust have settled their legal dispute over a trove of glass plate negatives that Norsigian was promoting as long-lost work of Ansel Adams. As part of their settlement agreement, Norsigian will stop using the Ansel Adams name, likeness or trademark in connection with the sale of any prints or products...

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