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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Equivalent, Set C2 No. 5/1929,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed May 30, 2024).

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Key Set Entry

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Related Key Set Photographs


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:

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, YCAL MSS 85, box 121, folder 2442

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 49.55.34 (inscribed: Set C1 No. 5 / Georgia)

Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1949-18-100

The Phillips Collection, Washington, no. 1843 (inscribed: Einstein / AS / Zoler 1 / OK 2 / Hofmann)

Other Collections

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

Charles and Alexandra van Horne (inscribed: An American Place / 509 Madison Ave.— / New York—N.Y. / II. / Equivalent 333 [1937] / by Alfred Stieglitz / Last photograph / I made)

Collection of Brent R. Harris (inscribed: Equivalent No. 2727A / 1935 / by Alfred Stieglitz / For Mrs. Kurt Baasch / who I hope will / enjoy this print. / S. / Feb. 27/40 / An American Place)

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, 2009.14.1(inscribed: Alfred Stieglitz / For Peggie [Rodakiewicz] from Alfred [Stieglitz] / An American Place / June 25—1941 / Z4)

Victoria & Albert Museum, London, Ph. 369-1982

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, 2016.101.259

Location unknown (inscribed: An American Place / Equivalent—Series O—27 1935 / 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:

1932, New York (no. 60, as Equivalent From Series 333—c, 1927)


by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount, upper left verso, in graphite: Set C2 [2 in subscript] No. 5; lower left verso: E+1 / Z+1 / Perry / AS+1

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

by later hand, on mount, lower right verso, in graphite: 024


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. 257.
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 2, cat. 1257.

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