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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Equivalent, Set C2 No. 5/1929,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/36188 (accessed November 18, 2019).

 

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Key Set Entry

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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:

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)

Inscription

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

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