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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/From My Window at the Shelton, North/1931,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/36401 (accessed July 17, 2019).

 

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Key Set Entry

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Remarks

For more information about this photograph, see Key Set number 1387.

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:

National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Ph-134

Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1949-18-69

Other Collections

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

The Bluff Collection

The J. Paul Getty Museum, 87.XM.62

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1806.1968 (inscribed: New York Lights, Alfred Stieglitz)

Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1997-146-24 (inscribed: Evening, New York from The Shelton / 1931 / by Alfred Stieglitz)

Princeton University Art Museum, 73.62

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 (nos. 1–9, as From my window at The Shelton, north, 1931)
1934, New York (no. 38, as New York Night, 1931)
1941, New York (no. 27, as From the Shelton Hotel, 30th Story: Evening Lights, 1931)

Lifetime Publications

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

Waldo Frank et al., America & Alfred Stieglitz (New York, 1934): pl. 32d (ill., Night—New York, 1931)

Inscription

by later hands, on mount, upper left verso, in graphite, in square: 1; upper center verso, in graphite: [arrow]; upper right verso, in graphite: F [circled] / frame for this given / to D.S.N.; lower left verso, in graphite: 1B; lower right verso, in graphite: 049

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Exhibition History
1958
Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, March 16–April 27, 1958
2001
Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2001
Bibliography
1947
Cramer, Konrad. "Stupendous Stieglitz." PSA Journal 13 (November 1947): 721.
1947
Engelhard, Georgia. "Alfred Stieglitz: 'Father of Modern Photography.'" The Camera 69 (June 1947): 53.
2000
Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001: no. 114.
2002
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 2, cat. 1388.
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