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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Dorothy True/1919,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/35589 (accessed July 20, 2019).

 

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Key Set Entry

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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, 1949.720

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, YCAL MSS 85, box 124, folder 2481

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 24.1720 (inscribed: Portrait—Dorothy T. / Photograph by / Alfred Stieglitz / New York / negative & print / made in New York. / by Alfred Stieglitz / 1919 / Print 3 from this negative)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 28.126

Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1949-18-65

Other Collections

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

The Bluff Collection

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 91.XM.63.1

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 (nos. 98–100, as Dorothy True, 1920)
1923, New York (no. 62, as Dorothy True, 1919)
1926, Brooklyn (no. 285, as American Girl, 1919)
1930, Cambridge (no. 112, as Portrait of Dorothy T., 1919)

Lifetime Publications

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

“Watch Your Step!” New York Dada (April 1921) (ill., untitled)

Waldo Frank et al., America & Alfred Stieglitz (New York, 1934): pl. 29b (ill., Portrait—Dorothy True, 1919)

“Speaking of Pictures . . . These are by one of Photography’s Pioneers,” Life 14:14 (5 April 1943): 7 (ill., Dorothy True, 1918)

Inscription

by Doris Bry, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: 40-D / 40-D

by later hand, on mount, center verso, in graphite: 6

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

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
1996
Making Mischief: Dada Invades New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, November 21, 1996–February 23, 1997
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
2005
Dada, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 2005–2006
Bibliography
1946
Engelhard, Georgia. "The Face of Alfred Stieglitz." Popular Photography 19 (September 1946): 53.
1958
Bry, Doris. Exhibition of Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1958: pl. 10.
1965
Bry, Doris. Alfred Stieglitz: Photographer. Exh. cat. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1965: pl. 29.
1983
Greenough, Sarah, and Juan Hamilton. Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings. Washington, 1983: no. 64.
1996
Naumann, Francis M. Making Mischief: Dada Invades New York. Exh. cat. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1996: 145.
2000
Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001: no. 99.
2002
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 604.
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