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Subway Portrait

Artist:
Walker Evans (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1903–1975 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
January–March 1938
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
11.4 x 9.7 cm (4 1/2 x 3 13/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Arnold H. Crane, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.742.44
Rights and Reproduction:
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Not on view
Inscription: Photographer's stamp on print, verso UL corner: "Walker Evans"; collector's stamp on print, verso C: "COLLECTION // ARNOLD H. CRANE, CHICAGO, U.S.A"; inscribed in pencil in hand of Arnold H. Crane, verso LC: "withdrawn // 12/71 // AHC"
Walker Evans; Arnold H. Crane

The reproduction in Many Are Called shows more of the negative along the left edge, and less on the bottom.
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