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; Alex Novak, For the Love of the Image: A Selection of 110 Photographs, p.66, pl.69.
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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)
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