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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/John Marin/1921/1922,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed January 27, 2023).

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Although Stieglitz must have made the negatives for this photograph and Key Set numbers 707, 708, 709, and 710 during the same sitting, he inscribed some prints 1921, others 1922.

Other Collections

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

Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, P2009.1

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 1977.64 [platinum]

Philadelphia Museum of Art, SC 1997-146-22 [gelatin silver]

Private collection

Location unknown

Location unknown [gelatin silver] (inscribed: John Marin Photo by Stieglitz)

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:

possibly 1923, New York (nos. 64–66, as John Marin, 1922)
1944, Philadelphia (no. 181, as John Marin, 1920)

Lifetime Publications

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

Katherine Dreier, Modern Art [exh. cat., Société Anonyme] (New York, 1926): 92 (ill., untitled)

“John Marin,” Creative Arts 3 (October 1928): 32 (ill., untitled)

[Elizabeth McCausland], “John Marin’s Published Letters Reveal the Artist’s Fine Spirit,” Springfield Sunday Union and Republican (17 January 1932): 2 (ill., John Marin)

E. M. Benson, John Marin: The Man and His Work (Washington, 1935): frontispiece (ill., Portrait of John Marin, 1920)


by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount, upper left verso, in graphite: John Marin 1922

by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, lower left, in graphite: Treated by Steichen for stain 5/49


Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Exhibition History
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
O'Keeffe, Georgia. "Stieglitz: His Pictures Collected Him." New York Times Magazine (11 December 1949): 25.
Greenough, Sarah, and Juan Hamilton. Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings. Washington, 1983: no. 67, pl. 31.
Fine, Ruth E. John Marin. Washington, 1990: 289, pl. 290.
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 706.
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