Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Ancestral Figure (Profile), French Sudan]

Artist:
Walker Evans (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1903–1975 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1935
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
20.4 x 16.3 cm. (8 x 6 7/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Arnold H. Crane, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.646.1
Rights and Reproduction:
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on mount BL: "19"; artist's stamp on mount, verso C: "Walker Evans"; collector's stamp on mount, verso C: "COLLECTION // ARNOLD H. CRANE, CHICAGO, U.S.A."; inscribed in the hand of Arnold Crane on mount, verso C: "withdrawn 12/71 // AHC"
Arnold Crane

This object belonged at the time of its exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art to Tristan Tzara.
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