About This Artwork

Walker Evans
American, 1903–1975

Graveyard, Houses, and Steel Mill, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, November 1935, printed 1965/72

Gelatin silver print
19.1 x 24.1 cm (image); 20.3 x 25.2 cm (paper)
Inscribed recto, in negative, upper right, backwards, in white: "RA1167A"; inscribed verso, upper right, sideways, in graphite: "d [?]-58"; verso, lower left, in graphite: 9-87 / 573"; stamped and inscribed verso, lower center, in black ink and graphite: "Walker Evans [stamped black ink] / II [inscribed in graphite/in stamped tectangle] 142 [inscribed in graphite/in stamped rectangle]"; inscribed verso, lower right, in graphite: "Box 14"

Gift of David C. and Sarajean Ruttenberg, 1991.1432

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, “Walker Evans: Leaving Things as They Are,” September 12–November 8, 1987. (David Travis)

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Hot Streaks," February 21–May 2, 2004. (David Travis)

Interpretive Resources

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