Admission is always free Directions
Open today: 10:00 to 5:00
Reader Mode
 

Copy-and-paste citation text:

Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Equivalent, Set C2 No. 4/1929,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/36187 (accessed September 18, 2019).

 

Export as PDF


Export from an object page includes entry, notes, images, and all menu items except overview and related contents.
Export from an artist page includes image if available, biography, notes, and bibliography.
Note: Exhibition history, provenance, and bibliography are subject to change as new information becomes available.

PDF  
 

No archived versions currently available

You may download complete editions of this catalog from the catalog’s home page.

Key Set Entry

Related Key Set Photographs

Remarks

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

Inscription

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

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Exhibition History
1958
Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, March 16–April 27, 1958
1989
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
2005
Visual Music, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, 2005
Bibliography
1989
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.
2002
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 2, cat. 1256.
Related Content