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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Dr. Fritz Raab: Sunspots/1907,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/35437 (accessed December 09, 2019).

 

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Remarks

A doctor, amateur painter, and photographer, Fritz Raab practiced medicine in Bohemia, Vienna, and the United States. A friend of Frank Eugene and Edward Steichen, Raab may have met Stieglitz at a health resort in Merano, Italy. In 1907 Stieglitz was a guest at Raab’s house in Tutzing, Bavaria.

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:

1907, New York (no. 14, as Dr. Fritz Raab: Sunspots)
possibly 1909, New York (no. 252, as Dr. Raab, Autochrome)

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. 316.
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