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New York State Farm Interior

Artist:
Walker Evans (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1903–1975 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1931
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
14.6 x 20.1 cm. (5 3/4 x 7 15/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Mireille and James I. Levy, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.544.1
Rights and Reproduction:
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed in pencil on mount, recto, BR: "Walker Evans 1931"; inscribed in pencil on mount, recto, TR: "91.3"; inscribed in ink on mount, recto, BR and BC: "Part One//#15" and "N.Y. State Farm Interior//1931"; inscribed in pencil on mount, recto, BL: "7 7/8 x 5 3/4//7 1/8 x 5 3/8"; inscribed in red pencil on mount, recto, BR: "S"; inscribed in pencil on mount, recto, BR: "15"; insribed in pencil on mount, verso, BR: "H2416-86 [underlined]//86//No [in a box] 150%//15"
Mr. and Mrs. James Levy

Evans, Walker. American Photographs. New York: Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1938. no. 15.



Mounted to a sheet of heavy paper used by the artist in his original maquette for the 1938 MOMA catalogue "American Photographs" which accompanied the first monographic exhibition of photographs at the museum.
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