Feb 16, 2023 - Sale 2626

Sale 2626 - Lot 68

Price Realized: $ 8,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000

WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)

Floyd Burroughs, A Cotton Sharecropper, Hale County, Alabama.
Silver print, the image measuring 248x197 mm; 9 3/4x7 3/4 inches, with Welpott's signature "Jack," his Evans credit, and the negative date in pencil on 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.).