Rodin – Le Penseur, 1902
gelatin silver print, flush-mounted on board, printed c. 1961 by Rolf Peterson
signed and dated in Roman numerals (in the negative); credited, titled and dated on affixed Museum of Modern Art label (flush mount, verso)
image: 10 3/4 x 12 7/8 in. (27.2 x 32.7 cm.)
sheet/flush mount: 11 x 13 in. (27.8 x 33 cm.)

Gifted by the artist.
Alfred Stieglitz, Camera Work, New York, no. 11, July 1905, pl. I.
Carl Sandburg et al., Steichen the Photographer, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1961, p. 24.
Edward Steichen, A Life in Photography, Doubleday & Company/The Museum of Modern Art, Garden City, New York, 1963, pl. 16.
Beaumont Newhall, The History of Photography from 1839 to the present day, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1964, p. 107.
Dennis Longwell, Steichen: The Master Prints 1895-1914, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1978, pl. 22, pp. 44-45.
Exhibition catalogue, Modern Art And America: Alfred Stieglitz and his New York Galleries, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 2001, pl. 2, p. 54.
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