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Oct 20, 2023
The Steerage, 1907, large-format photogravure on vellum, image 13 x 10-1/4 in.; sheet 18-1/4 x 12-3/4 in.; unframed
Literature: Stieglitz, 291, September-October 1915, Camera Work, Number 36, October 1911, p. 39; Beaumont Newhall, The History of Photography: From 1839 to the Present Day, The Museum of Modern Art/George Eastman House, New York, 1964, p. 112; Doris Bry, Alfred Stieglitz: Photographer, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1965, pl. 8; Sarah Greenough, Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set, Volume One, cat. no. 310; Bulfinch Press, Alfred Stieglitz, pl. 18; Margolis, Alfred Stieglitz, Camera Work: A Pictorial Guide, p. 100; Dorothy Norman, Alfred Stieglitz: An American Seer, pl. XVI; The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Alfred Stieglitz: Photographer, pl. 8; Green, A Critical History of American Photography, p. 195; Taschen, 20th Century Photography: Museum Ludwig Cologne, p. 673; Taschen, Photo Icons: The Story Behind the Pictures, Volume 1, p. 135; Whelan, Alfred Stieglitz: A Biography, Photography, Georgia O'Keeffe, and the Rise of the Avant-Garde in America, n.p.
Provenance: Private Collection, Wisconsin
print appears in excellent condition, slight surface wear at margins, including very slight surface crimps to edge of right margin only, slight toning to vellum at margins
Private Collection, Wisconsin
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