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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the photographer at An American Place, New York City, 1941
    By descent to the present owner

  • Literature

    Camera Work, Number 36, October 1911, p. 39
    Stieglitz, 291, September-October 1915
    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
    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, 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.

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The Steerage

1907
Photogravure, mounted.
7 3/8 x 6 in. (18.7 x 15.2 cm)
Signed, titled and dated twice in pencil in the margin. Signed, titled, dated and annotated in ink on 'An American Place' label affixed to the accompanying original frame backboard.

Estimate
$60,000 - 80,000 

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New York Auction 9 April 2018