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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Savoy Hotel, New York/1897,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed April 21, 2024).

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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:

possibly 1897, London, R.P.S. (no. 94, as The Plaza at Night, carbon)

Lifetime Publications

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

Alfred Stieglitz, “In Re-Compensating Cover Glass,” Camera Notes 2:3 (January 1899): 90–91, figs. 1–3 (ill., untitled)

Alfred Stieglitz, “Lantern Slide Compensating Cover Glasses,” The American Amateur Photographer 11 (February 1899): 58, 60–61, figs. 1–3 (ill., untitled)

Charles DeKay, “The Photographer As Artist,” The New York Times Illustrated Magazine (4 June 1899): 6 (ill., Reflections, Night)

“Night Photography,” Photo Miniature 9 (January 1910): 360 (ill., The Plaza, 5th Avenue and 59th Street, New York)

Waldo Frank et al., America & Alfred Stieglitz (New York, 1934): pl. 25d (ill., Night, New York, 1897)


by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount, center verso, in graphite: Savoy Hotel—N.Y. / 1898 / First Night Photograph / with animated Life

by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: 128D

by later hand, on mount, upper right verso, in red pencil, circled: S


Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names

O'Keeffe, Georgia

Exhibition History

Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, February 3–May 8, 1983; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, June 17–August 14, 1983; The Art Institute of Chicago, October 18, 1983–January 3, 1984
Stieglitz in the Darkroom, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, October 4, 1992–February 14, 1993
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, and Juan Hamilton. Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings. Washington, 1983: no. 28, pl. 14.
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 253.

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