About This Artwork

Alfred Stieglitz
American, 1864–1946

House and Grape Leaves, 1934

Gelatin silver print
24.4 x 19.3 cm (image/paper/first mount); 51.5 x 40.6 cm (second mount)
Unmarked recto; inscribed verso on second mount, left center, upside-down, in graphite: "15 7/8 - 20 3/8"; verso, on second mount, lower right, diagonally, in graphite: "--------- / Glass needed for 15 15/16 x 20 3/8 shows / -------- / picture inside Care!"; verso, on second mount, lower left, in graphite: "14 A"

Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949.763

For more on the Alfred Stieglitz collection at the Art Institute, along with in-depth object information, please visit the website: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection.

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Seldom Seen Photographs from the Permanent Collection," June 5, 1976-August 15, 1976.

Washington D.C., The Phillips Collection, "Two Lives: Stieglitz and O'Keeffe," December 12, 1992–April 4, 1993; traveled to New York, New York, The IBM Gallery, April 27–June 26, 1993; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, July 17–September 12, 1993; and Houston, Texas, The Museum of Fine Arts, October 2–December 5, 1993.

Monclair, New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum, "Reordering Reality: Precisionist Directions in American Art, 1915–1941," November 20, 1994–January 22, 1995; traveled to West Palm Beach, Florida, Norton Gallery and School of Art, February 4–April 2, 1995; Columbus, Ohio, Columbus Museum of Art, June–July, 1995; Lincoln, Nebraska, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, September–October, 1995.

Sydney, Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, "Alfred Stieglitz: The Lake George Years," June 17–September 5, 2010.

Publication History

Annear, Judy and Sarah Greenough. 2010. "Alfred Stieglitz: The Lake George Years." Exh. cat. Art Gallery of New South Wales. p. 130.

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