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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Georgia O'Keeffe—Hands and Thimble/1919,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/60113 (accessed September 20, 2020).

 

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Key Set Entry

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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 Art Institute of Chicago, 1949.745

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, YCAL  MSS 85, box 123, folder 2466

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 28.129

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 24.1728 (inscribed: Hands—Georgia O’Keeffe / Photograph by / Alfred Stieglitz / New York / Negative & Print / made by / Alfred Stieglitz / 1919 / Print 4 from this negative)

National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Ph-139

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 52.1813

Other Collections

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

The Bluff Collection

Collection of Ydessa Hendeles

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 573.1980

Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1997-38-2

Location unknown  

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. 30d (ill., Georgia O’Keeffe Hands—No. 27, 1919)

Inscription

by Doris Bry, on mount, lower left, in graphite: Treated by Steichen—6/50; lower left verso: OK 3B

by later hand, center left verso, in graphite: K / OK 3B

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1980.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Exhibition History
1958
Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, March 16–April 27, 1958
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
1989
On the Art of Fixing a Shadow: 150 Years of Photography, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, May 7–July 30, 1989; The Art Institute of Chicago, September 16–November 26, 1989; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, December 21, 1989–February 25, 1990
2015
In Light of the Past: Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of Collecting Photographs at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, May 3–July 26, 2015
Bibliography
1950
Norman, Dorothy. "Alfred Stieglitz on Photography.” Magazine of Art 43 (December 1950): 301.
1983
Greenough, Sarah, and Juan Hamilton. Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings. Washington, 1983: no. 80.
1989
Greenough, Sarah, Joel Snyder, David Travis, and Colin Westerbeck. On the Art of Fixing a Shadow: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Photography. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; Art Institute of Chicago, 1989: pl. 207.
1991
Peters, Sarah Whitaker. Becoming O'Keeffe: The Early Years. New York, 1991: pl. 39.
2002
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 566.
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