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WALKER EVANS (1903–1975)
Main Street Block, Selma, Alabama, 1936
gelatin silver print, printed c. 1988 by the Library of Congress
stamped 'REPRODUCTION FROM THE COLLECTIONS/ OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS', numbered 'II/30' and variously otherwise numbered in pencil (verso)
image: 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. (19 x 23.4 cm.)
sheet: 8 1/4 x 10 in. (20.9 x 25.3 cm.)
Provenance
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1988.
Literature
Lincoln Kirstein, Walker Evans: American Photographs, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1938, part II, pl. 30.
Jerald C. Maddox, Walker Evans Photographs for the Farm Security Administration, 1935-1938, Da Capo, New York, 1975, pl. 203.
Exhibition catalogue, Walker Evans, America, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus München, 1990, pl. 57.
Peter Galassi, Walker Evans & Company, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2000, fig. 277, p. 220.
Maria Morris Hambourg et al., Walker Evans, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2000, pl. 79.
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This work was printed in preparation for the fiftieth-anniversary edition of Walker Evans: American Photographs published by The Museum of Modern Art in 1988.

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