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on print, lower left recto, in graphite: "Spring Showers"; lower right, in graphite: Alfred Stieglitz; all on backing board: center verso, in black ink on International Photographic Exhibition label: 11) Spring Showers--New York (1898) / Alfred Stieglitz / 111 Madison Avenue, New York; upper center verso, in black ink, on Alfred Stieglitz Collection label: Alfred Stieglitz / Original Proof / Gravure / Stieglitz Exh. Photo-Secession Gallery / 1913 -- Dresden, 1909 -- Albright Gallery / 1910; printed on label: 11. Spring Showers, New York--1899; upper right verso: 1944 Philadelphia Museum of Art label

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Exhibition History
1983
Greenough/Hamilton 1983, no. 30.
1992
NGA Stieglitz 1992, no. 29.
Bibliography
1902
Camera Notes 5:3 (January 1902), 183 ("Spring Showers / A. The Sweeper").
1903
John Corbin, "The Twentieth Century City," Scribner's Magazine 33:3 (March 1903), 263 ("Spring Showers -- The Street Cleaner, Madison Square, near Twenty-third Street").
1903
Outdoor Life 11 (January 1903), 32 ("Spring Showers").
1904
The Work of Alfred Stieglitz [published by Camera Notes] (New York, 1904), unnumbered ("Spring Showers -- The Street-cleaner").
1911
Camera Work 36 (October 1911), pl. 16 ("Spring Showers, New York, 1900").
1911
Laurvik, J. Nilsen, "Alfred Stieglitz, Pictorial Photographer," The International Studio 44:174 (August 1911), 25 ("Spring Showers").
1945
Engelhard, Georgia, "Alfred Stieglitz, Master Photographer," American Photography 39 (April 1945), 8 ("Spring Showers, N.Y.").
1983
Greenough/Hamilton 1983, no. 30, pl. 13.
1994
Bender, Thomas and Carl E. Schorske, eds. Budapest and New York: Studies in Metropolitan Transformation, 1870-1930. New York, 1994: fig. 11.1.
2002
Greenough 2002, cat. 269.