• Photographs auction at Christies

    Sale 2304

    Photographs

    15 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 350

    WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)

    Dock Workers, Havana, 1933

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)
    Dock Workers, Havana, 1933
    gelatin silver print
    signed and dated in pencil (on the mount); Lunn Archive stamp, numbered 'II' and '56' in pencil (on the reverse of the mount)
    8 x 6in. (20.3 x 15.2cm.)


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    Provenance

    Marlborough Gallery, New York;
    to the Gilman Paper Company, acquired 1976;
    Sotheby's, New York, Important Photographs from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, including Works from The Gilman Paper Company Collection, February 14-15, 2006, lot 60


    Pre-Lot Text

    A PRIVATE COLLECTION, EUROPE


    Literature

    Szarkowski, Walker Evans, The Museum of Modern Art, 1971, p. 57; Mora, Walker Evans: Havana 1933, Pantheon, 1989, p. 76