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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/November Days/1887, printed 1895/1896,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/205673 (accessed December 04, 2020).

 

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Key Set Entry

Related Key Set Photographs

  • Alfred Stieglitz
    November Days
    1887, printed 1895/1896
    platinum print
    Key Set Number 54
    same negative
  • Alfred Stieglitz
    November Days
    1887, printed 1929/1934
    gelatin silver print
    Key Set Number 55
    same negative

Remarks

The catalogue for the 1899 Camera Club of New York exhibition notes that this photograph won silver medals in England, 1888, Vienna, 1888, and Milan, 1894.

The American Amateur Photographer 3:12 (December 1891), 469, notes that “‘November Days’ is a view of a road near Munich, Bavaria, taken with a [Steinheil Aplanat] lens, an f-16 diaphragm, exposure one-half minute, towards evening, on an Obernetter plate, developed with ferrous-oxalate.”

Stieglitz Collections

A corresponding print was given to the following institution(s) by Alfred Stieglitz during his lifetime, or was received or acquired from the estate:

George Eastman Museum, Rochester, 83:0660:0027 [lantern slide] (inscribed: November Days, [Munich 1886])

Other Collections

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

Collection of Michael Mattis and Judith Hochberg, New York (inscribed: November Days / 1895 / Alfred Stieglitz)

National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2006.3.1.7

Location unknown (inscribed: Alfred Stieglitz / 1886)

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:

1892, Boston (no. 325, as November Days)
1899, New York (no. 10, as November Days, 1885–1887, platinum direct)
1934, New York (no. 1, as Outskirts of Munich, 1884)

Lifetime Publications

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

The American Amateur Photographer 3:12 (December 1891): opp. 485 (ill., November Days, photogravure)

The Photographic Times 23 (21 July 1893): 389 (ill., November Days, photogravure)

Ralph Flint, “What is 291?” The Christian Science Monitor Weekly Magazine (17 November 1937): 5 (ill, November Days—Outskirts of Munich, 1884)

Inscription

by Alfred Stieglitz, on interleaving tissue, lower right, in graphite: November Days / 1887

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. 53.
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