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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Equivalent, Set C2 No. 4/1929,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed September 18, 2019).


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For information about the date of this photograph, see Key Set number 1253.

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 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 49.55.33 (inscribed: Set C1 No. 4)

Other Collections

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

Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, P1998.74

Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1985-109-4 (inscribed [to Dorothy Norman]: Aug. 27/35 / This is very badly spotted, etc.—But it / is more nearly what I / wanted than the proof I / sent you some weeks ago.—/ You just phoned—/ You say you cannot / write to me freely—/ no wonder I feel as / I do—/ Of course you’ll reverse that / C.C.)

Scheinbaum & Russek Ltd, Santa Fe, NM


by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount, upper left verso, in graphite: Set C2 [2 in subscript] No. 4

by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, upper left verso, in graphite: 216-D

by later hand, on mount, lower right verso, in graphite: 023


Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Exhibition History
Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, March 16–April 27, 1958
On the Art of Fixing a Shadow: 150 Years of Photography, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, May 7–July 30, 1989; The Art Institute of Chicago, September 16–November 26, 1989; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, December 21, 1989–February 25, 1990
Visual Music, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, 2005
Greenough, Sarah, Joel Snyder, David Travis, and Colin Westerbeck. On the Art of Fixing a Shadow: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Photography. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; Art Institute of Chicago, 1989: pl. 256.
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 2, cat. 1256.
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