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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Ploughing/1904, printed 1905,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed November 26, 2022).

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Key Set Entry

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During his 1904 trip to Europe Stieglitz met up with Heinrich Kühn in Igls, Austria, near Innsbruck, where the two photographed together.

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:

1905, Berlin (as no. 52, In Tirol)
1905, Vienna, Photo Club (no. 55, as Der Ackerbau)
1905, London (no. 127, as Ploughing)
1906, Paris (no. 622, as Le Labour, Tyrol)
1913, New York (no. 19, as Ploughing, Igls, 1904)
1914, London, R.P.S. (no. 71, as Ploughing)

Lifetime Publications

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

Photographische Rundschau und Photographisches Centralblatt 19 (1905): 174 (ill., In Tirol)

Die Photographische Kunst im Jahre 1905: Ein Jahrbuch für Künstlerische Photographie: 27 (ill., In Tirol)


Image courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art


Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Exhibition History
Stieglitz in the Darkroom, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, October 4, 1992–February 14, 1993
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 295.
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