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Man and Movie Poster, New Orleans

When Walker Evans was hired by Roosevelt's Resettlement Administration in 1935, he embarked on one of the most productive and creative periods in his career. He made several trips to the South, where he documented the lives of the rural poor as well as residents of cities, always drawn to...

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Inscription

Verso: Walker Evans stamp

Provenance

Edwynn Houk Gallery, Chicago, IL; purchased October 1987.

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1935–36

Dimensions

Image: 17.2 x 22.3 cm (6 3/4 x 8 3/4 in.) Sheet: 20.1 x 25.2 cm (7 15/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1987.500

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

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