Signed recto, on mount, lower right, below image, in graphite: "BERENICE ABBOTT"; verso, on mount, upper right: "[government label]"; stamped and inscribed verso, on mount, center, in graphite and orange ink: "Federal Art Project No. I / W. P. A. NYCty [?] / Berenice Abbott, supervisor [inscribed in graphite] / photograph / berenice abbott / 50 commerce st. / new york city [stamped in orange ink] / Stanton Street, # 328-334 / Neg 212- Code IA-3 / March 4, 1937 [inscribed in graphite]"
The Art Institute of Chicago, Works Progress Administration Allocation
Extended information about this artwork
Corwin, Sharon, Jessica May, and Terri Weissman. 2010. “American Modern: Documentary Photography by Abbott, Evans, and Bourke-White.” Exh. cat. Amon Carter Museum and Colby College Museum of Art/University of California Press. p. 56, pl. 22.
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.
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