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  • Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, 7 April 1995, lot 197

  • Literature

    Keller, Walker Evans: The Getty Museum Collection, pl. 140, there titled Bed and Stove, Truro, Massachusetts

  • Catalogue Essay

    This photograph was part of The Museum of Modern Art’s American Photographs at $10 program initiated in 1941. Photographs by nine photographers were exhibited and made available to the public, each in an edition of 10 at a cost of $10. This laudable idea was ahead of its time and, despite the high caliber of the work—by photographers such as Walker Evans, Edward Weston, Charles Sheeler, and László Moholy-Nagy, among others—the venture was less than successful, with few photographs sold.


Interior, Cape Cod

Gelatin silver print, printed no later than 1941.
6 x 7 5/8 in. (15.2 x 19.4 cm)
Signed in pencil on the reverse of the mount; typed title and credit on The Museum of Modern Art exhibition and sale label affixed to the reverse of the mount.

$15,000 - 25,000 

Sold for $40,000

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