Key Set Entry
A young voice student, Marie Rapp worked as Stieglitz’s secretary at 291 from 1911 to 1917, when the gallery closed. She married George Boursault, son of a member of the Photo-Secession, and they, with their young daughter Yvonne, visited Stieglitz and O’Keeffe at Lake George in the early 1920s (see Key Set number
A variant of this image came up for auction at Sotheby’s (6 October 1999, lot 69), accompanied by the note from Marie Rapp: “This portrait of me by Alfred Stieglitz was taken at ‘291’ in 1913.”
A print corresponding with this photograph can also be found in the following collection(s):
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 84.XM.695.18 (inscribed: 291 / 1913)
by Alfred Stieglitz, on print, center verso, in graphite: Strathmore
by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: 91 E
Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.
- Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 386.