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by Alfred Stieglitz, on verso of original frame backing: Wet Day on the Boulevard, Paris — 1894 / Made in 1894. Original negative 4 x 5. This print is the original which opened up the way for so-called ‘“Rainy Day” pictures. / [An American Place stamp]; lower right verso, in graphite: Stieglitz #3

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Exhibition History
1983
Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, National Gallery of Art, Washington, February 3–May 8, 1983, no. 8; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, June 17–August 14, 1983; The Art Institute of Chicago, October 18, 1983–January 3, 1984.
1992
Stieglitz in the Darkroom, National Gallery of Art, Washington, October 4, 1992 – February 14, 1993, no. 12.
2002
Alfred Stieglitz: Known and Unknown, National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2002-2003, as A Wet Day on the Boulevard, Paris.
Bibliography
1896
The Photographic Times 28, April 1896: p. 167.
1983
Greenough, Sarah, and Juan Hamilton. Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings. Washington, 1983: no. 8.
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