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Alfred Stieglitz
1864-1946
'THE STEERAGE'
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 96,000 USD
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12
Alfred Stieglitz
1864-1946
'THE STEERAGE'
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 96,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Photographs from the Collection of Joseph and Laverne Schieszler

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Alfred Stieglitz
1864-1946
1864 - 1946
'THE STEERAGE'
small-format photogravure intended for Camera Work 36, signed, titled, and dated by the photographer in pencil in the margin, in the original white metal American Place frame, a typed caption label affixed to the glass, signed, titled, dated, and annotated 'Plate from Camera Work, No. 36 (artist proof)' by the photographer in ink on a printed American Place label, two Museum of Modern Art labels with typed caption information, and the Museum Department of Photography stamp on the reverse, framed again, 1907
7 1/2 by 6 in. (19.1 by 15.2 cm.)
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Provenance

Gift of the photographer to The Museum of Modern Art, 1941

Sotheby's New York, Photographs from the Museum of Modern Art, 25 April 2001, Sale 7632, Lot 100

Exhibited

The Museum of Modern Art, Sixty Photographs: A Survey of Camera Aesthetics, December 1940 - January 1941

The Museum of Modern Art, Photographs from the Museum Collection, November 1958 - January 1959

Literature

Other prints of this image:

Greenough 310

Camera Work Number 36 (1911)

Dorothy Norman, Alfred Stieglitz: An American Seer (New York: Aperture, 1973), pl. XVI

Dorothy Norman, Alfred Stieglitz: An American Seer (New York: Aperture, 1990), p. 65

Sarah Greenough, Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries (National Gallery of Art, 2000), pl. 30

Sarah Greenough and Juan Hamilton, Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings (Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art Washington, 1983), pl. 18

Therese Mulligan, ed., The Photography of Alfred Stieglitz: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Enduring Legacy (George Eastman House International Museum of Photography, 2000), fig. 9

William Innes Homer, Stieglitz and the American Avant-Garde (Boston, 1977), pl. 34

Robert Doty, Photo-Secession: Photography as a Fine Art (George Eastman House, 1960), pl. I

Robert Doty, Photography in America (Whitney Museum of American Art, 1974), p. 99

Robert Doty, Photo-Seccession, Stieglitz and the Fine Art Movement (New York, 1978), p. 119

Waldo Frank, Dorothy Norman, et al., America and Alfred Stieglitz (New York, 1934), pl. XXVII – B

Jonathan Green, ed., Camera Work: A Critical Anthology (Aperture, 1973), p. 307

Beaumont Newhall, The History of Photography from 1839 to the Present Day (The Museum of Modern Art, 1964), p. 112

Sarah Greenough et al., On the Art of Fixing a Shadow: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Photography (National Gallery of Art and The Art Institute of Chicago, 1989), p. 212

Anne Tucker, The Target Collection of American Photography (The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1977), cover

Barbara Haskell, The American Century: Art and Culture 1900-1950 (Whitney Museum of American Art, 1999), pl. 94

Martha A. Sandweiss, Masterworks of American Photography: The Amon Carter Museum Collection (Birmingham, 1982), pl. 74

Michel Frizot, ed., A New History of Photography (Köln, 1998), p. 393

Ingo F. Walther, ed., Art in the 20th Century (Köln, 2000), p. 620

Ben Maddow, 'Tears and Misunderstanding,' Aperture, No. 92, Fall 1983, p. 29

Photographs from the Collection of Joseph and Laverne Schieszler

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