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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/A Venetian Street/1894, printed 1895/1896,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed April 22, 2024).

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Key Set Entry

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Other Collections

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

National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2006.3.1.8

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 Un Coin de Venise)
1895, London, Salon (no. 309, as A Bit of Venice)
1897, London, R.P.S. (nos. 223 and 440, as A Venetian Canal, carbon and lantern slide)
1898, New York (no. 11, as A Bit of Venice)
1899, New York, Camera Club (nos. 14, 64, 64a, as A Venetian Canal, 1894–1895, carbon enlargement; 1894-1899, platinum direct; and 1894-1899, bichromate gum)
1899, Newark (no. 244, as A Bit of Venice)
1934, New York (no. 17, as Venetian Canal, gelatin silver)

Lifetime Publications

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

“Alfred Stieglitz and His Latest Work,” The Photographic Times 284 (April 1896): 163 (ill., A Bit of Venice)

Camera Notes 1:2 (October 1897): 45 (ill., A Bit of Venice, photogravure)

Picturesque Bits of New York and Other Studies (New York, 1897): unnumbered (ill., A Venetian Canal)

The Photographic Times 30 (June 1898): opp. 241 (ill., A Bit of Venice, photogravure)

American Pictorial Photography, Series I [published by Camera Notes] (New York, 1899): pl. 2 (ill., Reflections—Venice, photogravure in blue)

Photographische Rundschau 14:12 (1900): between 244 and 245 (ill., Bit of Venice, photogravure)

Die Photographische Kunst im Jahre 1902: Ein Jahrbuch für Künstlerische Photographie: 127 (ill., untitled)

Sadakichi Hartmann, “Aesthetic Activity in Photography,” Brush and Pencil 14:1 (April 1904): 41 (ill., A Bit of Venice)


by Alfred Stieglitz, on interleaving tissue, upper right, in graphite: "A Venetian Street."


Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names

O'Keeffe, Georgia


Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 145.

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