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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/On the Dykes/1894, printed 1895/1896,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/205759 (accessed September 17, 2019).

 

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Key Set Entry

Related Key Set Photographs

  • Alfred Stieglitz
    A Dutch Waterway
    1894, printed 1895/1896
    platinum print
    Key Set Number 235
    same negative
  • Alfred Stieglitz
    On the Dykes
    1894, printed 1929/1934
    gelatin silver print
    Key Set Number 236
    same negative

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:

George Eastman Museum, Rochester, 83:0660:0031 [lantern slide] (inscribed: On the Dykes, 1894 / Alfred Stieglitz, New York)

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, Brussels (as Sur les digues)
1895, London, R.P.S. (no. 297, as On the Dykes, photogravure)
1896, Paris (no. 573, as Sur les digues, photogravure)
1899, New York (no. 33, as On the Dykes, 1894, photogravure)

Lifetime Publications

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

The American Amateur Photographer 7:12 (December 1895): opp. 529 (ill., On the Dykes, photogravure)

Inscription

by Alfred Stieglitz, on interleaving tissue, upper right, in graphite: On the Dykes.

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Exhibition History
1983
Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, February 3–May 8, 1983; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, June 17–August 14, 1983; The Art Institute of Chicago, October 18, 1983–January 3, 1984
Bibliography
1983
Greenough, Sarah, and Juan Hamilton. Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings. Washington, 1983: no. 16.
2002
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 234.
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