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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Poplars—Lake George/1931,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed October 16, 2019).


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In 1923 and 1927 Stieglitz included photographs of the poplar trees at Lake George as part of his Songs of the Sky and Equivalent series. In the 1930s the gradual death of the poplars became a separate subject in his art.


by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: X3 / 1931

by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, upper left verso, in graphite: 223B

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


Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

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O'Keeffe, Georgia
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 2, cat. 1407.
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