Sharecropper's Family, Hale County, Alabama, 1936, 1936

  • Walker Evans, American, 1903-1975

Gelatin silver print

  • Framed: Image: 7 3/4 × 9 3/4 inches (19.7 × 24.8 cm) Sheet: 10 × 8 inches (25.4 × 20.3 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Lee and Tina Hills Graphic Arts Arts Fund

F79.43

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Gelatin silver process
  • Photographic paper
  • Farmer
  • Family
  • Group portrait
  • Gelatin silver print
  • Hale

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in pencil, on overmat, lower right: Walker Evans.

Stamped, in black ink, verso, center: WALKER EVANS / BOX 310 RTE. 3 / OLD LYME, CONN. 0637 / RIGHTS RESERVED; stamped in black ink, on verso, lower right: WALKER EVANS

In pencil, verso, center: Please return this print to; in pencil, verso, center: 2-19; in pencil, on verso, lower right: 4.

Provenance

1979-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Barr, Nancy W. "The Legacy of Photographic Modernism in America: Edward Weston's 'Photographic Art' and Charles Sheeler's 'Wheels.'" Bulletin of the DIA 80, 1/2 (2006): p. 47 (fig. 6).

Rights Status

Walker Evans, Sharecropper's Family, Hale County, Alabama, 1936, 1936, gelatin silver print. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Lee and Tina Hills Graphic Arts Arts Fund, F79.43.