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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Back of Little House/1934,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/35921 (accessed December 12, 2019).

 

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Key Set Entry

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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:

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, YCAL MSS 85, box 125, folder 2488

Library of Congress, Washington, PH-55 B

Other Collections

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

The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1935.53 (inscribed: The Weathervane—/ Lake George—1934 by Alfred Stieglitz)

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:

1934, New York (no. 50, as Back of Little House, 1934)
1934, Cleveland (no. 55, as The Weathervane, 1934)

Inscription

by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount, upper center, in graphite, inverted:15 7/8 - 20 3/8; center, in graphite, inverted: cut 2

by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: 17A

by Doris Bry, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: 17-A

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Bibliography
2002
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 2, cat. 1553.
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