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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Richard Menshausen/1931,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/35861 (accessed November 18, 2019).

 

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Remarks

Richard Menshausen worked for the Stieglitz family at the Lake George house several days a week. Stieglitz described him as: “A real person with blue eyes—all sinew—57 years old—a worker—talks little” (Stieglitz to Arthur Dove, 23 June 1923, Arthur Dove Papers, AAA).

 

Inscription

by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: "Richard" / 1931

by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, upper left verso, in graphite: 233A

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Exhibition History
1983
Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, February 3–May 8, 1983; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, June 17–August 14, 1983; The Art Institute of Chicago, October 18, 1983–January 3, 1984
1995
Alfred Stieglitz at Lake George, Museum of Modern Art, New York, September 14, 1995–January 2, 1996
2010
Alfred Stieglitz: The Lake George Years, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2010
Bibliography
1983
Greenough, Sarah, and Juan Hamilton. Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings. Washington, 1983: no. 116.
2002
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 2, cat. 1403.
2010
Annear, Judy, ed. Alfred Stieglitz: The Lake George Years. Exh. cat. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2010.
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