Walker Evans on Sale Now at Auction
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $4,000
Description: Gelatin silver print from "The Mangrove Coast (1938)" series from negative by Walker Evans (1903 - 1975) . Printed by Joel Snyder (Senior professor of art history, University of Chicago) in 1978. "Walker Evans was an American photographer best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) documenting the effects of the Great Depression. Much of Evans's work from the FSA period uses the large-format, 8x10-inch camera. He said that his goal as a photographer was to make pictures that are "literate, authoritative, transcendent". Many of his works are in the permanent collections of museums and have been the subject of retrospectives at such institutions as The Metropolitan Museum of Art or George Eastman House" (source: Askart.com).
Condition Report: very good condition, not examined outside the frameView additional info »
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