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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Early Morn/1894, printed 1895/1896,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed March 02, 2024).

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Key Set Entry

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Related Key Set Photographs

  • Alfred Stieglitz
    Early Morn
    platinum print
    Key Set Number 195
    same negative
  • Alfred Stieglitz
    Harvesting, Black Forest
    1894, printed 1929/1934
    gelatin silver print
    Key Set Number 196
    same negative


For Stieglitz's description of Gutach, where this view was made, see Key Set number 171.

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:

Library of Congress, Washington, PH-03 A

Other Collections

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

Saint Louis Art Museum, 731:1991

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:

1895, Calcutta (as Early Morn, silver medal)
1897, London, R.P.S. (no. 440, as Early Morn, lantern slide)
1898, London, Salon (no. 71, as Harvesting)
1899, New York (no. 56, as Early Morn, 1894–1899, platinum direct)
1899, Philadelphia (no. 277, as Early Morn)
1900, Newark (no. 163, as Early Morn, 1894)
1903, Brussels (no. 435, as Early Morn)
1903, Denver (no. 145, as Early Morn)
1904, The Hague (no. 122, as Early Morn)
1921, New York (no. 7, as Harvesting, 1894)
1934, New York (no. 20, as Harvesting, Black Forest, 1894)

Lifetime Publications

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

Alfred Stieglitz and Louis H. Schubart, “Two Artists’ Haunts,” The Photographic Times 26 (January 1895): 10 (ill., ‘Harvesting’ [Gutach])

Marmaduke Humphrey, “Triumphs in Amateur Photography,” Godey’s Magazine 135 (December 1897): 585 (ill., Early Morn)

The Photographic Times 30 (August 1898): opp. 337 (ill., Early Morn, photogravure)

Die Kunst in der Photographie 2 (1898): unpaginated (ill., Kornernte)

American Pictorial Photography, Series I [published by Camera Notes] (New York, 1899): pl. 9 (ill., Early Morn, photogravure)


by Alfred Stieglitz, on interleaving tissue, upper right, in graphite: Early Morn, / 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. 194.

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