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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Rebecca Salsbury Strand/1922,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/35695 (accessed June 18, 2019).

 

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Key Set Entry

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Remarks

“I have some beautiful prints of you—& waxed—spotted—ready to be mounted. But they really need no mounting—no presentation. They just are. How you’ll like them as ‘Portraits’ I don’t know. As prints, as photographs, everyone will have to like them. They exist. So your work & kind willingness have not all been in vain. And I’m glad. And Paul will be glad too when he sees the results. They are entirely different from his things of you. Perhaps they will clarify some things” (Stieglitz to Rebecca Strand, 1 November 1922 [YCAL]).

Other Collections

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

Collection of Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee, New York

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. 16–21, as Rebecca Salsbury Strand, 1922)

Inscription

by Doris Bry, on mount, lower left, in graphite: Treated by Steichen—6/50

by later hand, center right verso, in graphite: K 33 D; on mount, lower left verso: 33 D

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Bibliography
2002
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 743.
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