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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Georgia O'Keeffe—Hand and Wheel/1933,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/60275 (accessed May 14, 2021).

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Key Set Entry

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Remarks

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)

Inscription

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

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