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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Becky Edelson/1917,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed February 22, 2020).


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Edelson was a well-known anarchist agitator and younger colleague of Emma Goldman.

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. 42, as Becky Edelson, 1917)


by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount, upper left verso, in graphite: Becky Edelson / 1913 / Exhibition 1921

by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: 51 E


Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 454.
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