About This Artwork

Alfred Stieglitz
American, 1864–1946

The Steerage, 1907, printed 1915

Photogravure
32.2 x 25.8 cm (image); 40 x 28.2 cm (paper); 42.7 x 30.7 cm (mount)
inscribed recto, lower right, in graphite: "Stieglitz 1907"; inscribed recto, lower left, in graphite: "The Steerage"; verso unchecked

Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949.847

Greenough 313 From the key set" This gravur, publised as an insert in the deluxe edition of the September–October 1915 issue of 291, was also availablel in a regular edition, printed on a moderately this wove Japan paper"

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

AIC, "Photographs from the Permanent Collection," March 20–May 30, 1976. (Miles Barth) (Either this or 1949.705)

Paris, France, Centre Georges Pompidou, "L'invention d'un Art," October 12, 1989–January 1, 1990.

AIC, "Out of a Dark Room: Photographic Variations from the Permanent Collection," April 15–September 10, 1995. (Sylvia Wolf)

Rochester, New York, "The Photography of Alfred Stieglitz: Georgia O'Keeffe's Enduring Legacy," 2000. (note: dates and location of traveling exhibition unknown)

AIC, "From Darkroom to Digital: Photographic Variations," November 19, 2005–February 26, 2006. (Elizabeth Siegel)

Berlin, Germany, Gallery Kicken, "Kicken in Wien, Die Weltmeister," Fall 2008.

AIC, "Photography on Display: Modern Treasures," May 9–September 13, 2009.

New York, Seport Museum New York, "Alfred Stieglitz: New York," September 14, 2010-January 10, 2011.

AIC, "When Collecting Was New: Photographs from the Robert A. Taub Collection," December 15, 2012–May 12, 2013. (Michal Raz-Russo)




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