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Inscription

on mount, lower left, in graphite: Sun Rays - Paula - (Paulstrasse, Berlin) 1889. - / Print 1916. Alfred Stieglitz - / A1 Print

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Exhibition History
1983
Greenough/Hamilton 1983, no.3, pl.8.
1992
NGA Stieglitz 1992, no.1.
2002
Alfred Stieglitz: Known and Unknown, National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2002-2003, as Sun Rays--Paula.
Bibliography
1934
Frank, Waldo, et al. America and Alfred Stieglitz. New York, 1934: pl. xxxi.b ("Light and Shadows").
1938
Coronet 4 (September 1938), 168 ("Light and Shadow").
1940
Popular Photography 6 (April 1940), 21 ("Paula--Sun Rays").
1943
Life 14:14 (5 April 1943), 6 ("Paula").
1943
Time (11 January 1943), 44 ("Paula").
1947
Cramer, Konrad. "Stupendous Stieglitz." PSA Journal 13 (November 1947), 723.
1950
Norman, Dorothy. "Alfred Stieglitz on Photography." Magazine of Art43 (December 1950), 300.
1973
Norman, Dorothy. Alfred Stieglitz: An American Seer. New York, 1973: pl. 1.
1983
Greenough/Hamilton 1983, no.3, pl. 8.
1990
Paulson, Ronald. Figure and Abstraction in Contemporary Painting. New Brunswick and London, 1990: 141.
2002
Greenough 2002, cat. 60.