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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Sun Rays—Paula, Berlin/1889, printed 1929/1937,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed September 25, 2022).

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For more information about this photograph, see Key Set number 60.

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:

The Art Institute of Chicago, 1949.698

George Eastman Museum, Rochester, 74:0052:0040

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 50.822 (inscribed: “Paula—Sun Rays”—Berlin, 1887 / by Alfred Stieglitz / 90)

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 324.1942

Other Collections

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

Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 74-07-001 (inscribed, Paula—Sun Rays—1889 / by Alfred Stieglitz —)

Kunsthaus Zürich, Ph.Inv. 1989/60 (inscribed: Alfred Stieglitz / For Edward Dahlberg)

Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1997-146-97 (inscribed: Paula [1889] / Berlin / For Dorothy— / M’ch 25—1942 / Alfred)

Private collection


by Doris Bry, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: 55 E


Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Exhibition History
Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, March 16–April 27, 1958
Stieglitz in the Darkroom, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, October 4, 1992–February 14, 1993
Bry, Doris. Exhibition of Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1958: pl. 1.
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 61.
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