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Walker Evans
1903-1975
'WALKER EVANS'
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 56,200 USD
JUMP TO LOT
144
Walker Evans
1903-1975
'WALKER EVANS'
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 56,200 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Walker Evans
1903-1975
1903-1975
'WALKER EVANS'
(New Haven: Ives-Sillman, 1971, an edition of 100 numbered copies), a portfolio of 14 photographs, each mounted, signed by the photographer and dated, numbered sequentially and '34/100,' and annotated '1936-1971' in an unidentified hand in pencil on the mount, 1931-36, printed in 1971; together with the printed title, plate list, colophon, introduction by Robert Penn Warren and preface by Walker Evans, numbered '34' in an unidentified hand in ink.  Folio, natural linen portfolio with flaps and stamped spine, black linen slipcase, no. 34 in an edition of 100
Various sizes to 7½ by 9 3/8 in. (19.1 by 23.8 cm.)
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Provenance

Purchased by Eric Read Aitkin, Yonkers, from Witkin Gallery, New York, 1973

By descent to the present owner

Catalogue Note

Plates include:

Minstrel Showbill, Alabama, 1936

Boarding House Porch, Birmingham, Ala., 1936

Bed and Stove, Truro, Mass., 1931

"Joe's Auto Graveyard," near Bethlehem, Pa., 1936

Dock-worker, Havana, 1932

Wellfleet, Mass., 1931

Country Church near Beaufort, S. C., 1935

Bessemer, Ala., 1936

Fish Market near Birmingham, Ala., 1936

Child's Grave, Alabama, 1936

Barber Shop, New Orleans, 1935

Tenant Farmer's Wife, Alabama, 1936

Farmhouse, Westchester County, N. Y., 1936

Roadside Sign, Louisiana, 1936

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