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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Miss S.R./1904,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/35427 (accessed November 17, 2019).

 

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Key Set Entry

Related Key Set Photographs

  • Alfred Stieglitz (editor/publisher) after Various Artists
    Alfred Stieglitz
    Miss S.R.
    1904, printed 1905
    photogravure
    Key Set Number 299
  • Alfred Stieglitz (editor/publisher) after Various Artists
    Alfred Stieglitz
    Portrait—S.R.
    1904, print 1913
    photogravure
    Key Set Number 300
  • Alfred Stieglitz
    Miss S.R.
    1904, printed 1929/1934
    gelatin silver print
    Key Set Number 301

Remarks

Sophie Raab was a step-daughter of Stieglitz’s friend Fritz Raab (see Key Set number 316).

A variant (location unknown) is inscribed: Miss R—Vienna, 1904 (see Christie’s, New York, auction catalogue, 8 November 1982, lot 219).

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 1905, London (no. 166, as Miss S. R.)
possibly 1905, New York (no. 78, as Miss S. R.)
possibly 1906, Paris (no. 620, as Portrait of Miss S. R.)
possibly 1906, Cincinnati (no. 61, as Miss S. R.—Vienna)
possibly 1913, New York (no. 17, as Portrait, S. R., 1904)

Lifetime Publications

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

Camera Work 12 (October 1905): pl. 7 (ill., Miss S. R., 1904)

“The Advance of Photography as an Art,” The New York Herald (21 January 1906): literary and art section, 4 (ill., Miss S. R. Vienna)

Camera Work 41 (January 1913): pl. 4 (ill., Portrait—S. R., 1904)

Inscription

by later hand, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: 106 C

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Bibliography
2002
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 298.
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