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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Emmy Obermeyer, Tea Island, Lake George/1893, printed 1895/1896,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/205727 (accessed May 29, 2022).

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Remarks

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.

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:

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, YCAL MSS 85, box 132 [lantern slide]

Inscription

by Alfred Stieglitz, on interleaving tissue, upper right, in graphite: Emmy Obermeyer / Tea Island, 1893 / (Lake George)

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Exhibition History
2002
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
Bibliography
2002
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 97.
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