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Unmarked recto; stamped and inscribed verso, upper left, in red ink and graphite: "STORY NAME [stamped in red ink] Chicago Portfolio [inscribed in graphite] / STORY DATE [stamped in red ink] Feb. '47 [inscribed in graphite] / TAKEN FOR FORTUNE BY [stamped in red ink] Walker Evans [inscribed in graphite] / FORTUNE PICTURE Not to be used / for advertising or promotion / CAPTION [stamped in red ink]"; inscribed verso, center, in graphite: "15"; stamped and inscribed verso, lower right, in black ink and graphite: "Walker Evans [stamped in black ink] / XV [inscribed in graphite/in stamped rectangle] 39 [inscribed in graphite/in stamped rectangle] / WALKER EVANS [stamped in black ink]"; inscribed verso, lower left, in graphite: "14-118 / #313"
Image: 19.1 × 24.4 cm (7 9/16 × 9 5/8 in.); Paper: 20.3 × 25.4 cm (8 × 10 in.)
Gift of David C. and Sarajean Ruttenberg
Extended information about this artwork
Art Institute of Chicago, “Walker Evans: Leaving Things as They Are,” September 12–November 8, 1987. (David Travis)
Paris, France, Centre National de la Photographie (held at Hotel Salomon de Rothschild), “Walker Evans et la Ville,” October 26–November 25, 1994.
Art Institute of Chicago, “In the Vernacular,” February 6–May 31, 2010. (Greg Harris)
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