529 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LouisianaArtist(s)Walker EvansArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1935Medium & Supportgelatin silver print on paperDimensions
10 in x 7 15/16 in (25.4 cm x 20.16 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.51 cm x 49.21 cm);9 1/2 in x 7 5/8 in (24.13 cm x 19.37 cm)Credit LineGift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan DailySubject matter
This photograph of a two-story town house in the French quarter of New Orleans shows Walker Evans's penchant for planar frontality. The sun brilliantly illuminates the ornate cast-iron façade of the town house, while the space of its recessed balcony is shrouded in darkness.Physical Description
This photograph is a view of a two-storey town house featuring a cast-iron façade and recessed balconies.Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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