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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Equivalent/1925,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed April 25, 2019).


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Key Set Entry

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  • Alfred Stieglitz
    gelatin silver print
    Key Set Number 1121


Another print made from the same negative in the “Waste Basket Collection” at Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven (YCAL MSS 85, box 121, frame 40), is inscribed: 1925 / 1928 / Equivalent.

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, 1949.804

George Eastman Museum, Rochester, 74:0052:0006 (inscribed: Top / Equivalent—1925 / Alfred Stieglitz / 1925)

Library of Congress, Washington, PH-62 A (inscribed: 1926? [5 written over 6])

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 28.128.7 (inscribed: Equivalent—1925 / Alfred Stieglitz / 1925)

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 92.1943.5 (inscribed: An Equivalent in a Series of 7 Equivalents A, B, C, D, E, F, G—[1921–1938] / This is E)

National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Ph-163

Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1949-18-93 (inscribed: A1)

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 52.1835 (inscribed: P1927 / N1925)

Other Collections

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

Saint Louis Art Museum, 175:1984

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 87.XM.131

Charles and Alexandra van Horne (inscribed: "Equivalents" – / "The Room" –  D.N. – / 1929)

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, 2016.101.252


by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount, upper left verso, in graphite: Georgia's Pick A+1 / 1925; center verso: Best; center right verso: A+1; lower left verso: A1

by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, upper left verso, in graphite: 170E


Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 2, cat. 1120.
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