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[Sceptre (Detail), Belgian Congo]

Artist:
Walker Evans (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1903–1975 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1935
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
24.5 x 19.4 cm. (9 5/8 x 7 5/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel and Marilyn Stern, 1992
Accession Number:
1992.5079
Rights and Reproduction:
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed, verso C: "AZO0 // 523 // 6"; dealer's box stamp in ink with inscriptions in pencil, verso BC: "Walker Evans // XX [in pencil in box] 523 [in pencil in box]"; inscribed, verso BL: "396"
Samuel and Marilyn Stern

This photograph is #396 in African Negro Art, a corpus of photographs prepared by the Museum of Modern Art in 1935 as a record of the exhibition curated by James Johnson Sweeney.
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