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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Songs of the Sky/1924,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/36055 (accessed October 18, 2019).

 

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Key Set Entry

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Remarks

The dates for this photograph and Key Set numbers 1063–1069 are based on similarities to Key Set number 1054 and other prints dated 1924. Probably referring to prints made prior to 1925, Stieglitz wrote to Sherwood Anderson on 5 July 1925, “I have been looking for years—50 upwards—at a particular sky line of simple hills—how can I tell the world in words what that line is—changing as it does every moment.—I’d love to get down what ‘that’ line has done for me—May be I have—somewhat—in those snapshots I’ve been doing the last few years” (YCAL and Newberry Library).

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 Museum of Modern Art, New York, 38.1950

Inscription

by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, upper left verso, in graphite: [?C]; upper right verso: 173C

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. 1062.
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