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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Two Towers—New York/1911, printed 1913,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/204634 (accessed July 05, 2020).

 

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Key Set Entry

Related Key Set Photographs

  • Alfred Stieglitz
    Two Towers—New York
    1911, printed in or before 1913
    photogravure
    Key Set Number 352
    same negative

Remarks

The view looks south from a stoop on the west side of Madison Avenue between 29th and 30th streets toward the towers of Madison Square Garden (left) and the Metropolitan Life Building (right).

Lifetime Exhibitions

A print from the same negative—perhaps a photograph from the Gallery’s collection—appeared in the following exhibition(s) during Alfred Stieglitz’s lifetime:

1913, New York (no. 30, as Two Towers, New York, 1911)
1915, New York (as Madison Square & the Metropolitan Tower)
1944, Philadelphia (no. 25, as The Two Towers, New York, 1912)

Lifetime Publications

A reproduction of this work appeared in the following publication(s) during Alfred Stieglitz’s lifetime:

Camera Work 44 (October 1913): pl. 2 (ill., Two Towers—New York)

Note

Image courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Bibliography
2002
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 351.
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