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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/The Steerage/1907, printed in or before 1913,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/35443 (accessed November 19, 2019).

 

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Key Set Entry

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Remarks

For more information about this photograph, see Key Set number 310.

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:

Fisk University, Nashville, and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, ASC.2012.85

George Eastman Museum, Rochester, 74:0052:0064 C

Library of Congress, Washington, PH-12 B

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 33.43.419

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 50.830

National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Ph-151

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 52.1796 (inscribed: AS A1 Print)

Other Collections

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

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, 2016.101.431 [platinum]

Inscription

by Alfred Stieglitz, on backing board, center verso, on Collection of Alfred Stieglitz label, in black ink: Alfred Stieglitz The Steerage / Original Gravure Proof / Exhibited at the Stieglitz Exhibition / Photo-Secession Gallery, 1913 / Never before publicly exhibited; left center, stamped in black ink: 25635

by later hand, on mount, lower right, in graphite: 3; on backing board, left center verso, in blue pencil: 429

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Exhibition History
1958
Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, March 16–April 27, 1958
1983
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
1989
On the Art of Fixing a Shadow: 150 Years of Photography, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, May 7–July 30, 1989; The Art Institute of Chicago, September 16–November 26, 1989; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, December 21, 1989–February 25, 1990
1992
Stieglitz in the Darkroom, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, October 4, 1992–February 14, 1993
2001
Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2001
2002
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
Bibliography
1983
Greenough, Sarah, and Juan Hamilton. Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings. Washington, 1983: no. 35, pl. 18.
1989
Greenough, Sarah, Joel Snyder, David Travis, and Colin Westerbeck. On the Art of Fixing a Shadow: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Photography. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; Art Institute of Chicago, 1989: pl. 186.
2000
Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001: no. 30.
2002
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 312.
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