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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Georgia O'Keeffe—Hands/1917,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed April 25, 2019).


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For more information pertinent to this photograph, see Key Set number 457.

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 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1997.61.2 [platinum]

Other Collections

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

Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, P1981.87 [platinum]

Milwaukee Art Museum, M1997.50 [platinum]

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 91.XM.63.3 [platinum and palladium]


by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount, lower left, in graphite: Hands—Georgia O'Keeffe [underlined] / June--1917 at '291'; upper left verso: Georgia O'Keeffe's Hands [underlined] / June 4—1917 / at 291

by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: OK 19A


Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1980.

Peters, Sarah Whitaker. Becoming O'Keeffe: The Early Years. New York, 1991: pl. 64.
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 460.
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