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Untitled (Chicago)

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.




Walker Evans
American, 1903–1975

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Walker Evans


Untitled (Chicago)


United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1946


Gelatin silver print


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.)

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Gift of David C. and Sarajean Ruttenberg

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