Exhibitions/ Art Object

[Walker Evans in Luxembourg Gardens, Paris]

Person in Photograph:
Walker Evans (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1903–1975 New Haven, Connecticut)
December 25, 1926
Gelatin silver print
5.8 x 3.1 cm (2 5/16 x 1 1/4 in. )
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1999
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed and dated by Evans in pencil on the verso: "Paris // Dec. 25, 1926"
Walker Evans; donor

Mellow, James R. Walker Evans. New York: Basic Books, 1999. p. 41.

Eklund, Doug, and Jeff L. Rosenheim. Unclassified: A Walker Evans Anthology. Zurich: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 39.

Hambourg, Maria Morris, Doug Eklund, Mia Fineman, and Jeff L. Rosenheim. Walker Evans. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 12.

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