Among the Redwoods | Legacy Reserve Collection

Redwood National Park, California

Legacy Reserve | Edition of 20

In 1975 when Mangelsen created his very first limited edition photograph, he made the decision to hold back his most valuable prints, numbered 1 to 20, so that one day as a career capstone they would be offered as part of a Legacy Reserve Collection. Many images featured in this collection have been sold out for more than a decade, complemented by recent masterworks destined to sell out in the future.

Initially reserved for museums, conservation nonprofits, and family members, collectors now have the unique opportunity to acquire Mangelsen’s “best of the best” photographs, to own one of the twenty numbers from his personal artist reserve. Each Legacy Reserve fine art collector will be invited to join the legendary photographer for an unforgettable Grand Teton Adventure.

Mangelsen is as much a conservationist as he is an artist, and thus a portion of the Legacy Reserve Collection proceeds will be donated to critical conservation issues close to his heart.

Item Number: 6110LR

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When John Muir reverently described America’s old-growth forests as “nature’s cathedrals”, he had the Redwoods and Giant Sequoias of California in mind. For Thomas D. Mangelsen, trekking through the understory of an ancient redwood canopy is an experience in sublime humility.

“Redwoods and sequoias are North America’s original living, breathing skyscrapers possessing a majesty greater than anything I’ve ever seen built with human hands,” Mangelsen says. “I’ve treasured every moment I’ve ever spent in the redwoods but we must remember that, as magical as they are, we nearly lost them, just as we nearly lost the American bison. Redwoods are the arboreal emblems of why conservation matters.”

Once upon a time, scientists say California was blanketed with nearly two million acres of redwoods. Today, fewer than 90,000 acres of the oldest trees remain. Climate change looms as a threat, with drier temperatures and less precipitation making them more vulnerable to wildfires. Mangelsen’s photograph, Among the Redwoods is his way of paying tribute to these ancient beings no less admirable than those walking beneath on two or four legs.


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