Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, on mount, along upper edge, in graphite: "Doorway, New York State, 1931 38.25 / [illegible/covered by tape] in "Walker Evans: First and Last" pl. 58"; verso, on mount, upper right, diagonally, in graphite: "#1"; stamped verso, on mount, center, sideways, diagonally, in black ink: "Walker Evans"; stamped and inscribed verso, on mount, center, in black ink and graphite: "Walker Evans [stamped] / IX [inscribed in graphite/in stamped rectangle] 38 [erased/inscribed in graphite/in stamped rectangle]"; inscribed verso, on mount, lower right, in graphite: "1-1"
Image/paper/mount: 20.2 × 16.1 cm (8 × 6 3/8 in.)
Gift of David C. and Sarajean Ruttenberg
Extended information about this artwork
Cheroux, Clement. 2017. “Walker Evans.” Exh. cat. Centre Pompidou/San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. p. 208, pl. 3.
Art Institute of Chicago, “Walker Evans: Leaving Things as They Are,” September 12–November 8, 1987. (David Travis)
Paris, France, Centre Georges Pompidou, “Walker Evans,” April, 26, 2017-August, 14, 2017; traveled to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, September 30, 2017-February 4, 2018. (Clément Chéroux)
Art Institute of Chicago, “Photography + Folk Art: Looking for America in the 1930s,” September 21, 2019–January 19, 2020. (Galleries 1–4) (Elizabeth Siegel and Elizabeth McGoey)
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