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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Equivalent/1930,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed May 30, 2024).

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Key Set Entry

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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, 1949.796 (inscribed: Ex 1932 / 1930 )

Library of Congress, Washington, PH-42 A (inscribed: 1930)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 50.853

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 92.1943.6 (inscribed: An Equivalent in a Series of 7 Equivalents A, B, C, D, E, F, G—(1921–1938) / This is F)

Other Collections

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

Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 93.XM.25.14 (inscribed: For Georgia / 1930)

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1805.1968

The Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1967-285-1 (inscribed: To D. / 31. / 1930)

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, E.896-2003

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

Lifetime Publications

A reproduction of this work appeared in the following publication(s) during Alfred Stieglitz’s lifetime:

Robert W. Marks, “Man with a Cause,” Coronet 4 (September 1938): 167 (ill., Equivalent, 1923)

Robert W. Marks, “Stieglitz—Patriarch of Photography,” Popular Photography 6 (April 1940): 21 (ill., untitled)


by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount, center verso, in graphite: Ex 1932; lower left verso: 1G / 1930 [underlined]

by later hands, on mount, upper left verso, in graphite: 152E; lower left verso, in brown pencil: 11 [underlined]; lower right verso, in graphite: 025


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


Engelhard, Georgia. "The Face of Alfred Stieglitz." Popular Photography 19 (September 1946): 54.
Engelhard, Georgia. "Alfred Stieglitz: 'Father of Modern Photography.'" The Camera 69 (June 1947): 50.
Norman, Dorothy. "Alfred Stieglitz on Photography.” Magazine of Art 43 (December 1950): 299.
"The Equivalent Tradition." Aperture 95 (Summer 1984): 9.
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 2, cat. 1330.

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