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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/The Flatiron/1903, printed 1929/1932,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/35424 (accessed June 20, 2019).

 

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Key Set Entry

Related Key Set Photographs

  • Alfred Stieglitz (editor/publisher) after Various Artists
    Alfred Stieglitz
    The Flatiron
    1903
    photogravure
    Key Set Number 287
  • Alfred Stieglitz
    The Flatiron
    1903, printed in or before 1910
    photogravure
    Key Set Number 288
  • Alfred Stieglitz
    The Flatiron
    1903, printed 1929/1932
    gelatin silver print
    Key Set Number 290

Remarks

For Stieglitz’s description of photographing the Flatiron Building, see Key Set number 287.

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, 1949.707

Other Collections

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

University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, PC76193

Inscription

by Alfred Stieglitz, on print, center verso, in graphite: smooth mat paper; on mount, center verso: Ex 1932

by later hand, on mount, upper left verso, in graphite: another a better print; upper right verso, in blue pencil: "you"

by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: 130 A

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Exhibition History
1992
Stieglitz in the Darkroom, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, October 4, 1992–February 14, 1993
Bibliography
1946
Twice A Year 14/15 (Fall-Winter 1946–1947): 188–190.
1996
Smith, Joel. "How Stieglitz Came to Photograph Cityscapes." History of Photography 20, no. 4 (Winter 1996): 323.
2002
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 289.
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