20 October 2003
Barber Shop, Southern Town
Gelatin silver print. 1936/Late 1960s. Credit, title, date, number II 124 in an unknown hand in pencil and Lunn Archive stamp on the verso.
7½ x 9 3/8in. (19 x 23.8cm.) Framed.
From the artist;
with Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York;
to the present owner.
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See: Szarkowski, Walker Evans, p. 124; and Da Capo, Walker Evans: Photographs for the Farm Security Administration, fig. 134.
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