Walker Evans Penny Picture Display, Savannah, GA
Medium Silver print
Mount on original mount
Photo Date 1936 Print Date 1966>
Dimensions 9-5/8 x 7-5/8 in. (244 x 194 mm)
Photo Country United States (USA)
Photographer Country United States (USA)
Contact Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
About This Image
Contact printed by the photographer from the original negative, early to mid-1960s or possibly well before. Passes black light test, so this print could be from as early as the 1940s. Signed in pencil on the exhibition mat. Provenance: artist to Robert Schoelkopf Gallery; private collector; Weinstein Gallery; private West Coast collector.
See: Walker Evans: American Photographs, (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1938), pl.2; Da Capo, Walker Evans: Photographs for the Farm Security Administration, 1935-1938 (1973), p.229; John Row, Walker Evans at Work (1982), cover and p.239; Keller, Walker Evans: The Getty Museum Collection (1995), p.517, p.161; Peter Galassi, American Photography 1890-1965 from the Museum of Modern Art, (1995), p.44; Terence Pitts, Photography in the American Grain: Discovering a Native American Aesthetic 1923-1941, p.42.
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