Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Woman and Child (Profile), Belgian Congo]

Artist:
Walker Evans (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1903–1975 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1935
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
19.9 x 8.0 cm. (7 13/16 x 3 1/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel and Marilyn Stern, 1992
Accession Number:
1992.5097
Rights and Reproduction:
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed, verso C: "516 [upside down]; dealer's box stamp in ink with inscriptions in pencil, verso C: "Walker Evans // XX [in pencil in box] 516 [in pencil in box]"; inscribed, verso BL: "400"
Samuel and Marilyn Stern

This photograph is #400 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. See 1992.5096 for an image of this object from the front.
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