George Frederick Watts, plate 2, in the book Steichen, 1906

Edward Steichen, American (born Luxembourg), 1879 - 1973

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negative 1903; print about 1906

Photogravure adhered to handmade laid paper

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Image: 6 1/2 × 8 3/8 in. (16.5 × 21.3 cm)

Mount: 17 × 11 in. (43.2 × 27.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Frederick L. Hier, Class of 1944, in memory of his father, Frederick P. Hier Jr.

PH.973.175.5.2

Publisher

Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946), New York

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Photograph

Not on view

Inscriptions

Titled, in image, center top: GEORGE FREDERIKC WATTS; signed and dated, in image, lower left: STEICHEN / MDCCCCIII

Published References

Daniel, Malcolm. "Edward J. Steichen (1879–1973): The Photo-Secession Years". In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nov. 2010) http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/stei/hd_stei.htm Daniel, Malcolm. Stieglitz Steichen Strand. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011). Hartmann, Celia. “The Edward Steichen Archive in The Museum of Modern Art Archives.” MoMA The Museum of Modern Art. 2011. < https://www.moma.org/learn/resources/archives/EAD/steichenb.html#series2> Longwell, Dennis. Steichen: The Master Prints, 1895-1917: The Symbolist Period. (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1978). Smith, Joel. Edward Steichen: The Early Years. (New York: Princeton University Press in association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999). “Steichen [The Steichen Book].” Irving Zucker Art Books. http://www.zuckerartbooks.com/cgi-bin/zab/715.html Steichen: Selected Texts and Bibliography. Edited by Ronald J. Gedrim. (New York: G. K. Hall & Co., 1996).

Provenance

Frederick P. Hier, Jr. (1889-1957); to his son, Frederick L. Hier (1922-1999), Cornish Flats, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1973..

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