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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Icy Night (featured in ad for Goerz lenses)/1898, printed 1903,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/204674 (accessed December 14, 2019).

 

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Key Set Entry

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  • Alfred Stieglitz
    An Icy Night
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Remarks

This photogravure was produced as part of an advertisement for Goerz lenses.

Note

Image courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Inscription

by Alfred Stieglitz, upper left, printed: GOERZ; upper right: LENSES; lower left: The original of this celebrated / picture, “Icy Night,” exhib- / ited in the International Ex- / hibitions at London, Paris, / Turin, Brussels, Hamburg, / Philadelphia, etc., etc.,; lower right: was made in January, Eight- / een Hundred and Ninety- / eight, at one a.m., with a / Goerz Lens, Series III., full / opening, and an exposure of / three minutes.

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Exhibition History
1992
Stieglitz in the Darkroom, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, October 4, 1992–February 14, 1993
Bibliography
2002
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 258.
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