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on verso, by unknown hand, top center in red pencil: c III 6/5; center typed in black ink on white paper: LANGE MOMA 473.59 / He has picked cotton all day and / stands at the edge of the field by the / cotton wagon. Eloy, Ariz= 1940; by unknown hand, lower left in graphite: Dorothea Lange / Migratory Cotton Picker, Eloy, Arizona 1940 (BAE)

Provenance

(RoseGallery, Santa Monica, CA); Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser, Van Nuys, CA, 4 June 2004; gift to NGA, 2016.

Bibliography
1966
Museum of Modern Art. Dorothea Lange. Exh. cat. Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1966: 28.
1978
Heyman, Therese Thau, and The Oakland Museum. Celebrating a Collection: The Work of Dorothea Lange. Oakland, 1978: 47.
1982
Hoffman, Michael E., ed. Dorothea Lange: Photographs of a Lifetime. New York, 1982: 122.
1994
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Dorothea Lange: American Photographs. Exh. cat. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, 1994: pl. 32.
1995
Davis, Keith F. The Photographs of Dorothea Lange. Kansas City, MO, 1995: 55.
2002
Borhan, Pierre. Dorothea Lange, the Heart and Mind of a Photographer. Boston, 2002: 135.
2013
Partridge, Elizabeth. Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning: Her Lifetime in Photography. San Francisco, 2013: 92–93.
2014
Gordon, Linda. Dorothea Lange. New York, 2014: 51.
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