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Walker Evans (American, 1903-1975) Portrait of Ben Shahn at 23 Bethune Street Apartment, New York

Auction:
3108T
Lot:
20
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3108T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 02, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Walker Evans (American, 1903-1975)

Portrait of Ben Shahn at 23 Bethune Street Apartment, New York, 1932-33, printed later. Lunn Gallery stamp on the verso. Gelatin silver print, image/sheet size 6 3/8 x 9 1/2 in. (16.0 x 24.0 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Hinged to small board at upper corners.

Provenance: Photography dealer Harry Lunn Jr., Washington, DC, to a private Massachusetts collection.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Harry Lunn Jr., Walker Evans, Ben Shahn, Gelatin, Humanities, Lunn, Museology, Visual arts, Washington, DC

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