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WALKER EVANS (1903–1975)
Southern Farmer’s Bed (Burroughs Family Cabin), Hale County, Alabama, 1936
gelatin silver print, printed 1969–1970 by James Dow
dated 'DOW 69-70' and variously numbered in pencil (verso)
image/sheet: 8 x 10 in. (20.4 x 25.5 cm.)
Provenance
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1971.
Literature
James Szarkowski, Walker Evans, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1971, p. 95.
Jerald C. Maddox, Walker Evans Photographs for the Farm Security Administration, 1935-1938, Da Capo, New York, 1975, pl. 267.
Exhibition catalogue, The Art of Photography 18391989, The Royal Academy of the Arts, London, 1989, pl. 306.
John T. Hill and Gilles Mora, The Hungry Eye, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1993, p. 204.
Judith Keller, Walker Evans: The Getty Museum Collection, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, 1995, pl. 534, p. 165.
Maria Morris Hambourg et al., Walker Evans, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2000, pl. 93.
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