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In 1887, Stieglitz and Louis Schubart (Stieglitz’s future brother-in-law and an amateur photographer) and the American artist Frank Simon (“Sime”) Herrmann traveled to Chioggia, a town twenty miles south of Venice. This photograph and Key Set numbers
This is a view of the Ponte Cucagna in Chioggia.
This photograph was made using a Stegemann camera with a Steinheil Aplanat 19-inch lens and a Vogel-Obernetter plate. The negative was developed with oxalate, pyrosoda, hydroquinone, and eikonogen (see exh. cats., Berlin, 1889, and Society of Amateur Photographers, New York, 1891).
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, 83:0660:0006 [lantern slide]
A print corresponding with this photograph can also be found in the following collection(s):
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, study collection [albumen] (inscribed: Studien nach der Natur von / Alfred Stieglitz)
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:
possibly 1888, Vienna (no. 52.b.3, as Chioggia)
1889, Berlin (no. 81.13, as Chioggia [bei Venedig])
possibly 1891, New York (no. 241, as Chioggia, aristotype)
1934, New York (no. 2, as Chioggia, 1887)
A reproduction of this work appeared in the following publication(s) during Alfred Stieglitz’s lifetime:
The Amateur Photographer 9, prize tour number (June 1889): 7 (ill., Chioggia)
by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount, center verso, in graphite: On the Bride [sic]—Chioggia—1887 / Print—Platinum—1897— / Only first class print / from this negative / Stieglitz
by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: 59B
Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.
- 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. 39.