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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/The Dying Chestnut Tree—My Teacher/1927,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed December 06, 2021).

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Key Set Entry

Related Key Set Photographs


See Key Set number 1191.

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, 1949.781

Library of Congress, Washington, PH-33 B

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 49.55.43

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 50.841

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 52.1810

Other Collections

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, E.894-2003

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, 2016.101.409

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 1932, New York (nos. 91–92, as The Dying Chestnut Tree—My Teacher, 1926)

Lifetime Publications

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

Waldo Frank et al., America & Alfred Stieglitz (New York, 1934): pl. 32b (ill., Dying Chestnut Trees—Lake George, 1924)


by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, bottom left verso, in graphite: 27-A; bottom right verso, in graphite: 27A

by later hand, on mount, lower right verso, in graphite: .88


Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Exhibition History
Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, March 16–April 27, 1958
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 2, cat. 1194.
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