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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Gossip, Venice/1894, printed 1895/1896,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed May 25, 2024).

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Other Collections

A print corresponding with this photograph can also be found in the following collection(s):

Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, 14,268/7590,12 [gum]

Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1995-2-20 [lantern slide] (inscribed: 28. Gossip. Venice.)

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:

1897, London, R.P.S. (no. 440, as Gossip—Venice)
1898, London, Salon (no. 112, as Gossip—Venice)
1899, New York (nos. 41–42, as Gossip, Venice, 1894–1899, carbon enlargement, and 1894-1898, gum bichromate)
1900, New York (no. 99, as Gossip—Venice)
1902, New York (no. 138, as Gossip—Venice, 1894)
1902, London (no. 67, as Gossip—Venice)
1904, The Hague (no. 119, as Gossip—Venice)

Lifetime Publications

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

M. [F. Matthies-Masuren], “Alfred Stieglitz—New York,” Photographisches Centralblatt 4 (December 1898): 432 (ill., untitled)

“Photographs from the Camera Club Exhibition,” New-York Tribune (14 May 1899): illustrated supplement, 10 (ill., Gossip—Venice)

Photograms of the Year (London, 1900): 16 (ill., Gossip. Venice)

Camera Notes 6:1 (July 1902): opp. 58 (ill., Gossip—Venice)

Photographische Rundschau und Photographisches Centralblatt 18:9 (1904): 123 (ill., Venedig)

Die Photographische Kunst im Jahre 1904: Ein Jahrbuch für Künstlerische Photographie: 46 (ill., Venedig)


by Alfred Stieglitz, on interleaving tissue, lower right, in graphite: Gossip / 1894


Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names

O'Keeffe, Georgia


Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 143.

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