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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Lake George, Oaklawn/1912/1913,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed December 06, 2019).


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This is a view of the interior of the Stieglitz family's Lake George “cottage”—actually a grand Queen Anne home—that Edward Stieglitz purchased in 1886. 

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, 1949.715 [gelatin silver] (inscribed: G1)

Other Collections

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

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 437.1997 [gelatin silver] (inscribed: Sketch of father by self / Father died 1909 / Mother died Nov 1922 / Oaklawn sold 1920 / OK at LG. 1919 / Early 1900s [crossed out] / 1894)

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:

1921, New York (no. 78, as Where I Come From, 1913)

Lifetime Publications

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

Waldo Frank et al., America & Alfred Stieglitz (New York, 1934): pl. 28a (ill., My Parents’ Home—Lake George, 1907)


by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount, center left verso, in graphite: Lake George— / Oaklawn—1912 / Exhibition Anderson Galleries 1921 / only print

by later hand, on mount, upper left verso, in graphite: Box 27

by Doris Bry, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: 57 - B / Box / 57 - B


Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Exhibition History
Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, March 16–April 27, 1958
Bry, Doris. Exhibition of Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1958: pl. 4.
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 379.
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