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Subway Portrait

Artist:
Walker Evans (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1903–1975 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
April 23, 1938
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
15.5 x 23.6 cm (6 1/8 x 9 5/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Arnold H. Crane, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.646.22
Rights and Reproduction:
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Not on view
Inscription: Photographer's stamp on print, verso UC: "WALKER EVANS': collector's stamp on print, verso LR: "COLLECTION // ARNOLD H. CRANE, CHICAGO, U.S.A."; collector's inscription and initials in pencil on print, verso LR: "withdrawn 12/71 // AHC"
Walker Evans; Arnold H. Crane, c. 1969

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Photographs from the 1940s and 1950s: Selections from the Collection," December 18, 1990–March 17, 1991.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Few Are Chosen: Street Photography and the Book, 1936-1966," November 5, 2004–March 6, 2005.

Keller, Judith. Walker Evans: The Getty Museum Collection. Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1995. no. 795.



Negative date: 1938 or 1941
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