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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/A Venetian Well/1894, printed 1895/1896,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed April 15, 2024).

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Key Set Entry

Related Key Set Photographs

  • Alfred Stieglitz
    A Well, Venice
    1894, printed 1895/1896
    platinum print
    Key Set Number 163
    same negative
  • Alfred Stieglitz
    A Venetian Well
    1894, printed 1929/1934
    gelatin silver print
    Key Set Number 164
    same negative

Other Collections

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

National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2006.3.1.6

Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1995-2-14 [lantern slide]

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:

1899, Philadelphia (no. 283, as A Venetian Courtyard)
1899, New York, Camera Club (no. 66, as Venetian Courtyard, 1894, platinum)
1934, New York (no. 11, as Venetian Well, 1894, or no. 22, as Venetian Well II, 1894, gelatin silver)

Lifetime Publications

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

The Artist 26 (November 1899): lvi (ill., A Venetian Courtyard)

Photo Era 3 (December 1899): 510 (ill., A Venetian Courtyard)

Joseph Prince Loud, “The Second Philadelphia Salon,” Photo Era 3 (December 1899): 510 (ill., A Venetian Courtyard)


by Alfred Stieglitz, on interleaving tissue, upper right, in graphite: A Venetian Well / 1894.


Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names

O'Keeffe, Georgia

Exhibition History

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. 162.

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