About This Artwork

Walker Evans
American, 1903–1975

Jigsaw House at Ocean City, New Jersey, 1931, printed c. 1962

Gelatin silver print
14.6 x 12.5 cm (image/paper); 45.7 x 35.3 cm (mount)
Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, on mount, lower right, in graphite: "L64.229.16"

Restricted gift of Mrs. James Ward Thorne, 1962.175

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Rotterdam, Netherlands, Witte de With, "Walker Evans/Dan Graham," August 29–October 11, 1992; traveled to Marseille, France, Musee Cantini, November 6, 1992–January 10, 1993; Munster, Germany, Westfalisches Landesmuseum fur Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, February 14–March 28, 1993; and New York, New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, December 17, 1993 -March 21, 1994.

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "The Photographer's Curator: Hugh Edwards at the Art Institute of Chicago, 1959-1970," May 24-October 29, 2017. (Elizabeth Siegel)

Publication History

Chevrier, Jean-Francois, Allan Sekula, and Benjamin H.D. Buchloh. 1992. "Walker Evans and Dan Graham." Exh. cat. Witte de With. Westfalisches Landesmuseum fur Kunst und Kulturgeschichte/Musees de Marseille/Whitney Museum of American Art. p. 117.

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