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ALFRED STIEGLITZ (1864–1946)
The Steerage, 1907
large format photogravure on Japan tissue, printed 1915–1916
image: 13 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. (33.7 x 26.7 cm.)
sheet: 15 3/4 x 11 in. (40 x 27.9 cm.)
Provenance
Sotheby's, New York, October 16, 1990, lot 128;
acquired from the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
Alfred Stieglitz, Camera Work, New York, no. 36, October 1911, pl. IX.
Frank Waldo et al., America & Alfred Stieglitz: A Collective Portrait, The Literary Guild, New York, 1934, pl. XXVII-B.
Dorothy Norman, Alfred Stieglitz: An American Seer, Random House/Aperture, New York, 1960, p. 65.
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.
Sarah Greenough & Juan Hamilton, Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs & Writings, Bulfinch Press/National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1999, pl. 18.
Sarah Greenough, Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and his New York Galleries, Bulfinch Press/National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2000, p. 140, pl. 30.
Exhibition catalogue, Modern Art And America: Alfred Stieglitz and his New York Galleries, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2001, pl. 30, p. 140.
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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