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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Georgia O'Keeffe—Hand and Wheel/1933,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, (accessed September 30, 2023).

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In summer 1933 O’Keeffe bought a new Ford V-8 convertible coupe. The spare wheel is seen in this photograph and Key Set numbers 1516, 1517, 1518, 1519, and 1520.

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:

George Eastman Museum, Rochester, 74:0052:0065

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1997.61.39

Other Collections

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

Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York

The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1935.99 (inscribed: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Hand / & Wheel—1933 / Alfred Stieglitz)

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 91.XM.63.11 (oriented 180°)

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:

1934, New York (nos. 39–40, as Hand and Wheel, 1933)
1934, Cleveland (no. 54, as Hand and Wheel, 1933)

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. 30b (ill., O’Keeffe Hand and Ford Wheel, 1933)


by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount, lower center verso, in graphite: 28

by later hand, on mount, lower left, in graphite, erased: Alfred Stieglitz / A Portrait / 1933; lower right, in graphite, erased: D-7C


Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1980.

Associated Names

O'Keeffe, Georgia

Exhibition History

Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, March 16–April 27, 1958


Engelhard, Georgia. "The Face of Alfred Stieglitz." Popular Photography 19 (September 1946): 53.
Engelhard, Georgia. "Alfred Stieglitz: 'Father of Modern Photography.'" The Camera 69 (June 1947): 53.
Ffrench-Frazier, Nina. "Photography: The Stieglitz/Steichen Succession." ARTnews 76 (January 1977): 108.
Georgia O'Keeffe: A Portrait by Alfred Stieglitz. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1978: pl. 47.
Smith, Terry. Making the Modern: Industry, Art, and Design in America. Chicago, 1993: cover.
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 2, cat. 1515.

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