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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/John Marin, the Water Colorist/1921/1922,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed January 23, 2022).

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Key Set Entry

Related Key Set Photographs

  • Alfred Stieglitz
    John Marin, the Water Colorist
    gelatin silver print
    Key Set Number 709
    same negative
  • Alfred Stieglitz
    John Marin
    palladium print
    Key Set Number 706
  • Alfred Stieglitz
    John Marin
    gelatin silver print
    Key Set Number 707
  • Alfred Stieglitz
    John Marin
    palladium print
    Key Set Number 710


Although Stieglitz must have made the negatives for this photograph and Key Set numbers 706, 707709, and 710 during the same sitting, he inscribed some prints 1921, others 1922.

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)


by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, bottom left, in graphite: Treated by Steichen 1949; on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: 84 B

by later hand, center verso, in graphite: R [star] / K / 84 B


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. 708.
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