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Cotton Picker, Eloy, Arizona

Artist:
Dorothea Lange (American, 1895–1965)
Date:
1940
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
25.9 x 33.6 cm (10 3/16 x 13 1/4 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1100.22
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed and signed on mount, verso C: "Cotton Picker, Eloy, Calif. 1940 // by Dorothea Lange"; Magnum stamps, verso CR [see photocopy in object file]
John C. Waddell

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Faces from the Collection," January 1, 1987–May 1, 1987.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Johnson Gallery, Selections from the Collection 7," December 12, 1994–March 12, 1995.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Johnson Gallery, Selections from the Collection 53," January 26, 2010–April 25, 2010.

Hambourg, Maria Morris. The New Vision: Photography between the World Wars, Ford Motor Company Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1989. p. 54.



This picture was made for the Bureau of Agricultural Economics (BAE). Lange gave further information in an unpublished note (see Elliott, p. 103.) This picture was taken in Arizona, not California as noted in inscription.
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