This might be another thread, but since your're the OP.................I think he may have just turned over in his grave, do you mean that when he was engaging in pictorialism so long ago, or do you mean overall in his career?
Originally Posted by David Lyga
An example of an Adam's pictorialist photoraph, negative and print 1929:
An example of not a pictorialist photograph, negative 1948, print 1963:
I have a feeling he would not like to be known as the best pictorialist ever, but that is just my take on it.