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by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount, lower center, in graphite: #4; on backing board, center verso, on Alfred Stieglitz Collection label, in black ink: Alfred Stieglitz / Original Gravure / Proof New York-- / Old & New / 1910 / Exhibition, Photo-Secession Gallery, 1913; center right: 1944 Philadelphia Museum of Art label

by Doris Bry, lower left, in graphite: 132A

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Exhibition History
1913
Stieglitz Exhibition, Photo Secession Galleries, New York, 1913, no. 23.
1944
History of an American: "291" and After, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1944, no. 22.
1983
Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, National Gallery of Art, Washington, February 3–May 8, 1983, no. 40; 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, 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.
2001
Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001, no. 25.
2002
Alfred Stieglitz: Known and Unknown, National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2002-2003, as Old and New New York.
Bibliography
1911
Camera Work 36 (October 1911): pl. 6 ("Old and New New York, 1910").
1983
Greenough, Sarah, and Juan Hamilton. Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings. Washington, 1983: no. 40.
1989
Greenough, Sarah, and Joel Snyder, David Travis, and Colin Westerbeck. On the Art of Fixing a Shadow: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Photography. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art; Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1989, pl. 187.
1994
Bender, Thomas and Carl E. Schorske. Budapest and New York, Studies in Metropolitan Transformation: 1870-1930. New York, 1994, fig. 11.2.
1994
Gerdts, William H. Impressionist New York. New York, 1994: 14, fig. 5.
2000
Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001: no. 25.
2002
Greenough 2002, cat. 345.
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