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[Wooden Italianate Revival House with Simple Hipped Roof and Square Tower, Roxbury or Dorchester, Massachusetts]

Artist:
Walker Evans (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1903–1975 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1930–31
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
11.4 x 14.9 cm. (4 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Myriam and Harry Lunn, 1995
Accession Number:
1995.560.5
Rights and Reproduction:
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in unknown hand on mount, recto BR: "Roxbury Mass//13."; inscribed in pencil in unknown hand on mount, verso, TL: "19th C. Mansard House, Dorchester, Mass, 1931//used in 1933 MOMA show"; dealer's stamp in ink with pencil inscriptions in unknown hand, verso, CL: "Walker Evans//IX 62"
Harry H. Lunn, Jr.

"The Forum of Events: Cruel Camera." Architectural Forum 60, no. 1 (January 1934). p. 18.

Hambourg, Maria Morris, Doug Eklund, Mia Fineman, and Jeff L. Rosenheim. Walker Evans. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 38.



See 1994.255.196 for 5x7" film negative from which this print was made. Possible alternate location per exhibition checklist for "Walker Evans: Photographs of Nineteenth-Century Houses", "November 16 - December 8, 1933, "Dorchester, Vermont [sic]".
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