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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Equivalent/1931,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/36239 (accessed October 15, 2019).

 

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Key Set Entry

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Remarks

The “BB” inscription may stand for “Before Boston,” referring to a trip Stieglitz made in the summer of 1931 to visit Dorothy Norman. Several Equivalents at Philadelphia are titled by Stieglitz “Before Boston Series.”

Other Collections

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

Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York

Location unknown

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

Inscription

by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount, center left verso, in graphite: Ex 1932; upper right verso, in blue pencil, circled: BB

by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, upper left verso, in graphite: 149-D

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Bibliography
2002
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 2, cat. 1417.
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