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New Orleans Houses

Artist:
Walker Evans (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1903–1975 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1935
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 9.6 x 17 cm (3 3/4 x 6 11/16 in.)
Mount: 9.6 x 17 cm (3 3/4 x 6 11/16 in.)
Mount (2nd): 45.7 x 37.7 cm (18 x 14 13/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Joyce F. Menschel, 2011
Accession Number:
2011.553.4
Rights and Reproduction:
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated in pencil on mount, recto C below image: "Walker Evans 1935"; printed gallery label [details typewritten onto label] affixed to mount, verso TC: "ROBERT SCHOELKOPF GALLERY // 825 Madison Avenue New York N. Y. 10021 // ARTIST: Walker Evans // TITLE: New Orleans Houses, 1935 // MEDIUM: Photograph DATE: 1935 // SIZE: 13 3/4" x 6 11/16 [sic]" NO. [blank]"; inscribed in pencil by the artist on mount, verso C: "New Orleans Houses, 1935"; stamped in black ink on mount, verso C: "RIGHTS RESERVED"
[...]; [Robert Schoelkopf Gallery]; [...]; [Photofind Gallery, New York, sold June 22, 1990]; [...]; Joyce F. Menschel

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Walker Evans," February 1, 2000–May 14, 2000.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. "Walker Evans," June 2, 2000–September 12, 2000.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. "Walker Evans," December 17, 2000–March 4, 2001.

Keller, Judith. Walker Evans: The Getty Museum Collection. Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1995. no. 453, p. 147.

Hambourg, Maria Morris, Doug Eklund, Mia Fineman, and Jeff L. Rosenheim. Walker Evans. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. no. 45.

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