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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Georgia O'Keeffe—Hand and Breasts/1919,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/60088 (accessed May 30, 2024).

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Key Set Entry

Related Key Set Photographs

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, 28.130.1

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 24.1727 (inscribed: The White Hand / Photograph by / Alfred Stieglitz / 1919 / Negative & Print made in / 1919 / by Alfred Stieglitz / Print 3 from this negative)

National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Ph-137

Other Collections

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

Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, P2015.1

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 91.XM.63.7

National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2003.115.19

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:

possibly 1921, New York (nos. 138–140, as Hands and Breasts, 1918–1920)
1930, Cambridge (no. 108, as The White Hand, 1919)
1932, New York (nos. 76–78, as Georgia O’Keeffe, 1918–1923)

Inscription

by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount: upper left verso, in graphite: Georgia O'Keeffe 1919 [underlined] / Exhibition 1932; upper center verso, in graphite: No. 1

by Georgia O'Keeffe, lower left verso, in graphite: 1—33D No. 1; on mount: center, in graphite: 1—33D—No. 1; lower left, in graphite: Treated by Steichen; lower left verso, in graphite: OK 33D

by later hands, on mount, upper center verso, in graphite: 01; upper right verso, in red pencil: Two [underlined]

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1980.

Associated Names

O'Keeffe, Georgia

Exhibition History

1983
Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, February 3–May 8, 1983; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, June 17–August 14, 1983; The Art Institute of Chicago, October 18, 1983–January 3, 1984
2001
Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2001

Bibliography

1965
Bry, Doris. Alfred Stieglitz: Photographer. Exh. cat. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1965: pl. 14.
1978
Georgia O'Keeffe: A Portrait by Alfred Stieglitz. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1978: pl. 29.
1983
Greenough, Sarah, and Juan Hamilton. Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings. Washington, 1983: no. 79, pl. 39.
1999
Haskell, Barbara. The American Century: Art and Culture, 1900–1950. Exh. cat. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1999: fig. 391.
2000
Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001: no. 118.
2002
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 576.

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