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  • Provenance

    From the artist to the Collection of Georgia O'Keeffe, New Mexico
    Private Collection, New York

  • Literature

    Stieglitz, 291, September-October 1915
    Bulfinch Press, Alfred Stieglitz, pl. 18
    Camera Work, October 1911, Number 36
    Green, A Critical History of American Photography, p. 195
    Greenough, Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set, Volume One, cat. nos. 310-314
    Margolis, Alfred Stieglitz, Camera Work: A Pictorial Guide, p. 100
    Norman, Alfred Stieglitz: An American Seer, pl. XVI
    Taschen, Photo Icons: The Story Behind the Pictures, Volume 1, p. 135
    The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Alfred Stieglitz: Photographer, pl. 8
    Whelan, Alfred Stieglitz: A Biography, Photography, Georgia O'Keeffe, and the Rise of the Avant-Garde in America, n.p.
    ArtForum, 'On the Invention of Photographic Meaning', January 1975, p. 36

  • Catalogue Essay

    Other prints of this image are in the collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester;Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Library of Congress, Washington; The Balitmore Museum of Art; The Art Institute of Chicago; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.

    The large format photogravure being offered in the present lot was published in the September - October 1915 issue of 291.

IMPORTANT PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. ANTHONY TERRANA

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The Steerage

circa 1907
Large format photogravure on Japanese tissue, printed 1915.
12 7/8 x 10 1/4 in. (32.7 x 26 cm)

Estimate
$15,000 - 20,000 

Sold for $21,250

Contact Specialist
Vanessa Kramer Hallett
Worldwide Head of Photographs
[email protected]
+ 1 212 940 1245

Important Photographs from the Collection of Dr. Anthony Terrana

2 & 3 April 2013
New York