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signed by artist, lower left below image in graphite: DeCARAVA; bottom left of mount, typed in black ink on white label: CO758[handwritten in black ink: 7] #7 / Asphalt workers; by Corcoran Gallery of Art, bottom right in graphite: 1976.37.3 / DE CARAVA, Roy; on verso of mount, by unknown hand, vertical along center left edge in graphite: #70; bottom left: DeCarava; by Corcoran Gallery of Art, bottom right: 1976.37.3

Provenance

Roy DeCarava, Brooklyn, NY; purchased by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (through the Witkin Gallery, Inc., New York), 1976; acquired by NGA, 2015.

Associated Names
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Exhibition History
1976
The Nation’s Capital in Photographs, 1976: Robert Cumming and Roy DeCarava, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, February 14 – May 9, 1976
1981
Of Time and Place: American Figurative Art from the Corcoran Gallery, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA; University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY; Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN; Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, OK; Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR; Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA; Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL (travelled through May 1983, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service)
2003
Black is a Color: African American Art at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, February 1 – April 7, 2003
Bibliography
1981
Nygren, Edward J. Of Time and Place: American Figurative Art from the Corcoran Gallery. Exh. cat. Washington D.C., 1981: 166-167, cat. 70.
2008
Malet, Rosa Maria et al. Modernitat Americana: Obres de la Corcoran Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, 2008: 104-105, 168.
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