Key Set Entry
Related Key Set Photographs
- Alfred Stieglitz
- Emmy Obermeyer, Tea Island, Lake George
- 1893, printed 1895/1896
- platinum print
- Key Set Number 98
Nine years younger than Stieglitz, Emmeline “Emmy” Obermeyer, sister of his friend and Berlin colleague Joseph Obermeyer, was the daughter of a successful Brooklyn brewer. She and Stieglitz were married in 1893 and she gave birth to their only child, Katherine (Kitty), in 1898. They divorced in 1924.
A corresponding print was given to the following institution(s) by Alfred Stieglitz during his lifetime, or was received or acquired from the estate:
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, YCAL MSS 85, box 132 [lantern slide]
by Alfred Stieglitz, on interleaving tissue, upper right, in graphite: Emmy Obermeyer / Tea Island, 1893 / (Lake George)
Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.
Associated NamesO'Keeffe, Georgia
- Alfred Stieglitz: Known and Unknown, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, June 2–September 2, 2002; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, October 6, 2002–January 5, 2003
- Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 97.
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