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Joe's Auto Graveyard, Near Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Artist:
Walker Evans (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1903–1975 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1936, printed 1971
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
12.0 x 16.9 cm. (4 3/4 x 6 5/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.555.1
Rights and Reproduction:
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed on mat beneath image, BL to BR: "IV 4/100 1936-1971 Walker Evans"
Lunn Gallery

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Landscape/Cityscape: A Selection of Twentieth-Century American Photographs," November 13, 1973–February 3, 1974.

Evans, Walker. American Photographs. New York: Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1938. p. 23.

Evans, Walker. Walker Evans: Photographs for the Farm Security Administration, 1935–1938. New York: De Capo Press, 1973. no. 50.

Evans, Walker. Walker Evans: First and Last. 1st ed. New York: Harper & Row, 1978. p. 103.

Mora, Gilles, and John T. Hill. Walker Evans: The Hungry Eye. New York: H. N. Abrams, 1993. p. 192.



This photograph is plate IV of the Double Elephant portfolio, produced by Evans and Lee Friedlander in 1970, and published by Ives-Sillman in an edition of 100
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