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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/The Barn/1922,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed December 02, 2021).

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“I have had my eye on the barns. Have been experimenting with them. In connection with a tree” (Stieglitz to Rebecca Strand, 27 July 1922 [YCAL]).

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:

National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Ph-144 [platinum]

Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1943-18-82

Other Collections

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

Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1976-212-1 [gelatin silver] (inscribed: For Dorothy / Alfred S. / Dec. 21/31 / Lake George—The Barn— / 1920)

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:

1923, New York (nos. 89–91, as The Barns, 1922)


by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, lower left, in graphite: Treated by Steichen - 1929; lower left verso, in graphite: 42C


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. 781.
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