About This Artwork

Walker Evans
American, 1903–1975

Roadside Gas Sign, Truro, Massachusetts, 1929, printed c. 1962

Gelatin silver print
11.5 x 16.8 cm (image/paper/first mount); 45.7 x 35.6 cm (second mount)
No markings recto or verso

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 2, 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.

Interpretive Resources

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