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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/The Village Philosopher/1894, printed 1895/1896,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/205753 (accessed December 05, 2020).

 

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Key Set Entry

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Remarks

This photograph and Key Set numbers 203, 204, and 205 were taken in Wilhelm Hasemann’s studio in Gutach.

For Stieglitz’s description of Gutach, 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:

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, YCAL MSS 85, box 126, folder 2493 (inscribed: “The Village Philosopher” / Alfred Stieglitz 1894)

Other Collections

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

National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2006.3.1.14

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, New York (no. 20, as The Village Philosopher, 1894, platinum direct)

Lifetime Publications

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

Marmaduke Humphrey, “Triumphs in Amateur Photography,” Godey’s Magazine 135 (December 1897): 587 (ill., The Village Philosopher)

The American Annual of Photography and Photographic Times Almanac for 1901 (New York, 1900): 66 (ill., untitled)

Inscription

by Alfred Stieglitz, on interleaving tissue, upper right, in graphite: "The Village Philosopher"

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. 202.
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