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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/On Lake Thun, Switzerland/1886, printed 1929/1934,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/35204 (accessed November 12, 2019).

 

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Key Set Entry

Related Key Set Photographs

  • Alfred Stieglitz
    Bavaria
    1886
    platinum print
    Key Set Number 27
  • Alfred Stieglitz
    Switzerland or Germany
    1886/1887, printed 1929/1934
    gelatin silver print
    Key Set Number 29

Remarks

This photograph was made at Lake Thun, near Mürren, Switzerland.

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, 83:0660:0020 [lantern slide]

Other Collections

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

Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1997-146-109 (inscribed: For Dorothy Norman / C.C. / “On Lake Thun—Switzerland” / 1894 / On Lake Thun—Switzerland—1894 / Alfred Stieglitz / 1936)

Location unknown [lantern slide]

Lifetime Publications

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

Die Photographische Rundschau 3 (July 1889): between 222 and 223 (ill., Herrannahender Sturm)

Marmaduke Humphrey, “Triumphs in Amateur Photography,” Godey’s Magazine 135 (December 1897): 590 (ill., Before the Storm, Lake Thun)

Robert Reyburn, “Photo-Micrography with Simple Apparatus,” The American Annual of Photography and Photographic Times Almanac for 1898 (New York, 1897): 237 (ill., The Approaching Storm, Lake Thun)

Inscription

by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: 108A

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. 28.
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