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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Georgia O'Keeffe—Exhibition at 291/1917,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed May 15, 2021).

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This view of “An Exhibition of the Recent Work—Oils, Water-Colors, Charcoal Drawings, Sculpture,—By Georgia O’Keeffe of Canyon, Texas,” held from 3 April to 14 May 1917 at 291, includes from left to right: Blue, Green and Red, 1916, Abstraction, 1916, and No. 12 Special, 1916 (Lynes 84, 66 and 117).

This photograph is part of a series of eight images that Stieglitz made of the exhibition and sent to O’Keeffe in Texas. A complete set is at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles (93.XM.26.52), bound into a booklet and inscribed, “To Georgia O’Keeffe / 291—/ Series of Proofs / of her Exhibition / 1917 / April 7 —.”

Other Collections

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

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 93.XB.26.52.4 (inscribed: Fourth Picture: Main Room—Wall, next to door, left)

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:

1921, New York (no. 56, as The Last Show, 1917)


by later hand, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: OK—37—D


Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1980.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Exhibition History
Alfred Stieglitz: The Lake George Years, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2010
Peters, Sarah Whitaker. Becoming O'Keeffe: The Early Years. New York, 1991: pl. 65.
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 456.
Annear, Judy, ed. Alfred Stieglitz: The Lake George Years. Exh. cat. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2010.
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