Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Westchester, New York, Farmhouse

Artist:
Walker Evans (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1903–1975 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1931
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
16.1 x 21.1 cm. (6 5/16 x 8 5/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Mireille and James I. Levy, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.544.2
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: "86.6"; inscribed in ink on mount, recto BR, BC: "Part Two//#8.", "Westchester, N.Y., Farmhouse//1931."; inscribed in pencil on mount, recto BR: "58 [partially cut off]"; inscribed in pencil on mount, verso BRC, BR: "+1", "H2416-86 [underlined]//86//No [in a box] 150% [partially cut off] 58 [?]"
Mr. and Mrs. James Levy

Evans, Walker. American Photographs. New York: Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1938. no. 8.

Evans, Walker. Walker Evans: First and Last. 1st ed. New York: Harper & Row, 1978. p. 48.

Hambourg, Maria Morris, Doug Eklund, Mia Fineman, and Jeff L. Rosenheim. Walker Evans. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 24.



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