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WALKER EVANS (1903–1975)
Wooden Church, South Carolina, 1936
gelatin silver print, printed c. 1988 by the Library of Congress
stamped 'REPRODUCTION FROM THE COLLECTIONS/ OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS', numbered 'II/17' and variously otherwise numbered in pencil (verso)
image: 9 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. (24.2 x 19.6 cm.)
sheet: 10 x 8 in. (25.5 x 20.4 cm.)


Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Provenance
Acquired c. 1988.
Literature
Lincoln Kirstein, Walker Evans: American Photographs, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1938, part II, pl. 17.
Michael Brix and Birgit Mayer (eds.), Walker Evans America: Pictures from the Great Depression, Schirmer Art Books, Munich, 1990, pl. 54.
Gilles Mora and John T. Hill, Walker Evans: The Hungry Eye, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1993, p. 153 and pl. 31, p. 186.
Judith Keller, Walker Evans: The Getty Museum Collection, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, 1995, fig. 501, p. 158.
Exhibition catalogue, Walker Evans & Company, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, March 16-July 26, 2000, pl. 41, p. 64.
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