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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Reflections: Night—New York/1897,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed April 12, 2024).

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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, 74:0054:0006

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:

1898, Paris (no. 588, as Reflets—Nuit, enlarged platinum)
1898, Philadelphia (no. 203, as Reflections, Night)
1898, Munich (no. 277, as Nachtreflexe)
1899, Berlin (no. 569, as Nachtreflexe)
1899, New York (no. 62, as Reflections, Night, 1896–1898, platinum enlarged)
1904, Dresden (no. 171, as Reflections—Night)
1904, The Hague (no. 118, as Reflections—Night)

Lifetime Publications

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

James B. Carrington, “Night Photography,” Scribner’s Magazine 22 (November 1897): 627 (ill., The Plaza, “Taken at 9 P.M., in January 1897. Time of exposure fifty seconds.”)

Picturesque Bits of New York and Other Studies (New York, 1897): unnumbered (ill., Reflections: Night—New York)

The American Annual of Photography and Photographic Times Almanac for 1898 (New York, 1897): opp. 19 (ill., The Plaza at Night)

Elizabeth Flint Wade, “Photography—Its Marvels,” St. Nicholas (September 1898): 957 (ill., Night Reflections)

M. [F. Matthies-Masuren], “Alfred Stieglitz—New York,” Photographisches Centralblatt 4 (December 1898): opp. 430 (ill., Nachtreflexe)

Die Kunst in Der Photographie 2 (1898): unpaginated (ill., Nachtbild)

Theodore Dreiser, “A Master of Photography,” Success Magazine 2 (10 June 1899): 471 (ill., Reflections—Night)

Sadakichi Hartmann, “Ueber die amerikanische Kunstphotographie,” Photographische Rundschau 14:4 (April 1900): 88 (ill., Reflections, Night)

Das Atelier des Photographen 7 (1900): 119 (ill., Reflections, Night)

Charles H. Caffin, “Photography as a Fine Art. II.—Alfred Stieglitz and His Work,” Everybody’s Magazine 4 (April 1901): 366 (ill., Reflections—Night, New York, 1896)

Charles H. Caffin, Photography as a Fine Art (New York, 1901): opp. 36 (ill., Reflections—Night, New York)

Sadakichi Hartmann, “Aesthetic Activity in Photography,” Brush and Pencil 14:1 (April 1904): 35 (ill., Reflections—Night)

Charles Holme, ed., Art in Photography (London, 1905): pl. US.VIII (ill., Reflections—Night)

Sadakichi Hartmann, “Recent Conquests in Night Photography,” The Photographic Times 41 (December 1909): 442 (ill., Reflections, Night—Hotel Savoy)

J. Nilsen Laurvik, “Alfred Stieglitz, Pictorial Photographer,” The International Studio 44:174 (August 1911): 26 (ill., Reflections—Savoy Hotel)

Clarence I. Freed, “Alfred Stieglitz—Genius of the Camera,” The American Hebrew 114 (18 January 1924): 305 (ill., Wet Pavements)

“Speaking of Pictures . . . These are by one of Photography’s Pioneers,” Life 14:14 (5 April 1943): 6 (ill., Night, 1897)


by Alfred Stieglitz, upper left, printed in black ink: COPYRIGHT 1897 BY ALFRED STIEGLITZ


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. 252.

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