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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Rain Drops/1927,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed May 30, 2024).

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According to the list given by the Stieglitz Estate to the Library of Congress, this photograph was identified as an Equivalent (see “Pictorial Index of Alfred Stieglitz Photographs in the Library’s Collection,” PR12, lot 3598).

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:

The Art Institute of Chicago, 1949.810

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, YCAL MSS 85, box 121, folder 2441

Library of Congress, Washington, PH-32 A

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 28.128.10

Other Collections

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

Private collection

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:

1932, New York (no. 69, as Raindrops on Grass, 1925)


by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: Rain Drops — 1927 / 1927 (P + N)

by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, upper left verso, in graphite: 178B


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. 2, cat. 1197.

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