Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Detail of Bolts and Portholes on the Side of a Ship, New York City]

Artist:
Walker Evans (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1903–1975 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1928
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
20.6 x 25.2 cm (8 1/8 x 9 15/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1100.382
Rights and Reproduction:
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Not on view
Inscription: Collector's box stamp on mount, verso C: "Walker Evans // XIV"; inscribed in pencil on mount, verso C, LL: "c. 1929 [sideways]", "L.14 15 [last number encircled]"
[Sander Gallery to Waddell, April 6, 1984]; John C. Waddell

Date per inscription on verso of vintage print in JPGM. For variants see: Walker Evans, New York: Sidney Janis Gallery, 1978, no. 4 [gallery catalogue]; Walker Evans at Work, New York: Harper & Row, 1982, p. 39 [lower right]; JPGM #35, p. 20
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