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on mount: by later hand, lower right, in graphite: 3; all on backing board: center verso, on Collection of Alfred Stieglitz label, in black ink: Alfred Stieglitz The Steerage / Original Gravure Proof / Exhibited at the Stieglitz Exhibition / Photo-Secession Gallery, 1913 / Never before publicly exhibited; left center, stamped in black ink: 25635; by later hand, left center verso, in blue pencil: 429

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Exhibition History
1913
Stieglitz Exhibition, Photo-Secession Galleries, New York, 1913, no. 21.
1958
Bry 1958, no. 18c.
1983
Greenough/Hamilton 1983, no. 292.
1989
Greenough 1989, pl. 186.
1992
NGA Stieglitz 1992, no. 38.
2001
Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001, no. 30.
2002
Alfred Stieglitz: Known and Unknown, National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2002-2003.
Bibliography
1911
Camera Work 36 (October 1911): pl. IX.
1924
Vanity Fair 21 (August 1924): p. 54.
1934
Frank, Waldo, et al. America and Alfred Stieglitz. New York, 1934: pl. XXVII.B.
1942
Twice A Year 8/9 (Spring-Summer/Fall-Winter 1942): pp. 127-136.
1983
Greenough/Hamilton 1983, no. 35, pl. 18.
2000
Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001: no. 30.