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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Paul Rosenfeld/1920,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/35597 (accessed October 20, 2019).

 

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Remarks

Paul Rosenfeld was a close friend of Stieglitz from 1916 until his death in 1946. A critic and author of Musical Portraits: Interpretations of Twenty Modern Composers (1920), Port of New York: Essays on Fourteen American Moderns (1924), Men Seen: Twenty-Four Modern Authors (1925), Rosenfeld also wrote By Way of Art: Criticisms of Music, Literature, Painting, Sculpture, and the Dance (1928). On the table are copies of Waldo Frank, Our America (1919), Van Wyck Brooks, The Ordeal of Mark Twain (1920), his own book Musical Portraits, and Carl Sandburg, Smoke and Steel (1920).

“I have been trying to photograph Rosenfeld. Negatives are proofing now” (Stieglitz to Paul Strand, 22 October 1920 [YCAL and CCP]).

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:

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven

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. 71, as Paul Rosenfeld, 1920)

Inscription

by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: 38 E

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Exhibition History
2016
Georgia O'Keeffe, Tate Modern, London, July 6–October 30, 2016; Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna, December 7, 2016–March 26, 2017; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, April 22–July 30, 2017
Bibliography
2002
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 644.
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