Feb 16, 2023 - Sale 2626

Sale 2626 - Lot 176

Price Realized: $ 5,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000

WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)

Negroes' Barbershop Interior, Atlanta, Georgia.
Silver print, the image measuring 191x241 mm; 7 1/2x9 1/2 inches, the sheet slightly larger, with Evans' credit and negative date in Jack Welpott's hand 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.).