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ALFRED STIEGLITZ (1864–1946)
The Steerage, 1907
large format photogravure on vellum, printed 1915
typewritten page from journal 291 (September-October, 1915 Nos. 7-8), written by co-publisher and co-founder Marius de Zayas (1880–1961), affixed to frame backing board
image: 13 x 10 1/4 in. (33 x 26 cm.)
sheet: 18 1/4 x 12 1/2 in. (46.3 x 31.7 cm.)
This print was published in 291, nos. 7-8, September-October, 1915.
Literature
Alfred Stieglitz, Camera Work, New York, no. 36, October 1911, pl. IX.
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.
William Innes Homer, Alfred Stieglitz and the Photo-Secession, Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1983, p. 156.
Sarah Greenough, Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set, Volume One 1886-1922, Abrams/National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2002, pp. 190-94, cat. nos. 310-14.
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