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“Have finally one thing I think pretty grand—a tree—a dead one. Also a Portrait—Cary Ross—pretty fine” (Stieglitz to Herbert Seligmann, 6 September 1932, YCAL).
In late August or early September 1932, Ross and Louis Kalonyme visited Lake George. Stieglitz photographed them and O’Keeffe (see Key Set numbers
Cary Ross began working at The Museum of Modern Art in 1929 and subsequently became a frequent visitor to An American Place. In the 1930s he gave a number of Stieglitz photographs to the Cleveland Museum of Art (1935) and to the Baltimore Museum of Art (1939).
A corresponding print was given to the following institution(s) by Alfred Stieglitz during his lifetime, or was received or acquired from the estate:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 50.838
National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Ph-145
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:
1934, New York (no. 32, as Cary Ross, 1932)
by later hands, on mount, upper left verso, in graphite, in square: 1; lower left verso: 49E; lower right verso: 0.55
Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.
Associated NamesO'Keeffe, Georgia
- Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, March 16–April 27, 1958
- 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
- Alfred Stieglitz at Lake George, Museum of Modern Art, New York, September 14, 1995–January 2, 1996
- Greenough, Sarah, and Juan Hamilton. Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings. Washington, 1983: no. 120.
- Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 2, cat. 1476.