WALKER EVANS | PASSENGERS ON THE SUBWAY
WALKER EVANS | PASSENGERS ON THE SUBWAY
WALKER EVANS | PASSENGERS ON THE SUBWAY
WALKER EVANS | PASSENGERS ON THE SUBWAY
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WALKER EVANS | PASSENGERS ON THE SUBWAY

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

WALKER EVANS | PASSENGERS ON THE SUBWAY

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

Starting Bid:7,000USD
(0 bids, reserve not met)

Lot Details

Description

Property of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund

WALKER EVANS

1903-1975

PASSENGERS ON THE SUBWAY


the photographer's credit stamp (Keller B) and '33' in pencil on the reverse, 1939, printing date unknown (Keller 652)

8 by 10 in. (20.3 by 25.4 cm.)

Condition Report

This print, on double-weight paper with a slight surface sheen, is in generally excellent condition. There are a few soft handling creases overall and a sharp crease in the lower left corner that does not appear to break the emulsion. The lower margin corners are bumped and the upper paper-ply is peeling. On the reverse, each corner in slightly discolored.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.  

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE INCLUDED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Graphics International, Washington, D. C.

Douglas Kenyon, Inc., 1979

Gift of the David C. and Sarajean Ruttenberg Arts Foundation to the Art Institute of Chicago

Photographs
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