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Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on mount, verso LC: "III - 11"; stamped in ink on mount, verso LR corner: "FEB 19 1943"
Eleanor Green Piel
In 1943, Eleanor Fitzgerald commissioned Walker Evans to photograph her first husband, the poet and translator Robert Fitzgerald. He was about to leave for the war in the U.S. Coast Guard.
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