About This Artwork

Walker Evans
American, 1903–1975

Roadside Gas Sign, Truro, Massachusetts, 1929

Gelatin silver print
4 9/16 x 6 5/8 in.

Restricted gift of Mrs. James Ward Thorne, 1962.155

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Fort Worth, Texas, Amon Carter Museum, "American Modern: Abbott, Evans, Bourke-White," October 1, 2010–January 2, 2011; traveled to the Art Institute of Chicago, February 5–May 15, 2011; Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine, July 9–October 2, 2011.

Publication History

Hambourg, Maria Morris, Jeff L. Roseheim, Douglas Eklund, and Mia Fineman. 2000. "Walker Evans." Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York/ Princeton University Press. pl. 22. (Other print of this image)

Mora, Gilles, and John T. Hill. 1993. "Walker Evans: The Hungry Eye." New York: Harry N. Abrams. n. pag. pl. 90. (Other print of this image)

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