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    Sale 11950

    Photographs

    6 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 43

    Walker Evans (1903-1975)

    Detail of a Frame House in Ossining, New York, 1931

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Walker Evans (1903-1975)
    Detail of a Frame House in Ossining, New York, 1931
    gelatin silver print
    Lunn Archive credit stamp with numbers 'I' and '168' in pencil (verso)
    image: 8 x 6 1/2 in. (20.4 x 16.6 cm.)
    sheet: 9 7/8 x 8 in. (25.2 x 20.4 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Harry Lunn Jr. Gallery, Washington, D.C.


    Literature

    Lincoln Kirstein, Walker Evans American Photographs, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1938, Part Two, pl. 29.
    Walker Evans: First and Last, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, Hagerstown, San Francisco, London, 1978, p. 25.
    Peter Galassi, Walker Evans & Company, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2000, pl. 280.