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    Sale 2106

    Photographs

    14 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 405

    WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)

    Chicago for Fortune, February 1947

    Price Realised  

    WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)
    Chicago for Fortune, February 1947
    gelatin silver print
    credit, title, date in pencil, Fortune credit and date stamps (on the verso); signed and inscribed 'For Jane and Leslie Katz, Saratoga, August, 1966' in pencil (on the original overmat)
    9¾ x 6in. (24.8 x 15.3cm.)


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    Provenance

    From the artist;
    to Jane Mayhall Katz and Leslie George Katz


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF JANE MAYHALL KATZ AND THE ESTATE OF LESLIE GEORGE KATZ


    Literature

    Evans, 'Chicago: A camera exploration of the huge, energetic urban sprawl of the midlands,' Fortune, vol. 35, no. 2, February 1947, p. 116, for a variant cropping