Feb 16, 2023 - Sale 2626

Sale 2626 - Lot 67

Price Realized: $ 5,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500

WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)

Allie Mae Burroughs, Wife of a Cotton Sharecropper, Hale County, Alabama.
Silver print, the image measuring 213x165 mm; 8 3/8x6 1/2 inches, the Crescent board mount 432x343 mm; 17x13 1/2 inches, with Jack Welpott's printer's credit, Evans' credit, and the dates in pencil in an unknown hand on mount verso. 1936; printed circa 1950.

Provenance: Collection of Jan Welpott Danielle, a gift from her father, photographer and educator, Jack Welpott (1923-2007). While studying photography with Henry Holmes Smith at Indiana University, Jack Welpott printed this photograph from the original Walker Evans negatives, which were on loan to Smith from the FSA Collection (housed in the Library of Congress, D.C.).