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Self-Portrait

Artist:
Walker Evans (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1903–1975 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
June 1928
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
14.6 x 12.7 cm (5 3/4 x 5 in. )
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.233
Rights and Reproduction:
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil in hand of Helen Levitt on mount, verso C: "Walker Evans // in Hospital 1928 or 1929"; inscribed in pencil in hand of Helen Levitt then later erased on mount, verso C: "probably self-portrait // probably by Hans Skolle // [illegible]"
Walker Evans; Janice Loeb (late 1930s); anonymous donor (1960s)

Mellow, James R. Walker Evans. New York: Basic Books, 1999. p. 69.

Eklund, Doug, and Jeff L. Rosenheim. Unclassified: A Walker Evans Anthology. Zurich: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 49.



See 1994.251.113? for 1-5/8 x 2-1/2" film negative from which this print was made. See 1996.166.41-42 for contact prints of this and variant images.
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