The Flatiron, plate 25, in the book Steichen

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

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negative date unknown; print about 1906

Three-color halftone adhered to handmade laid paper

23/65

Mount: 17 × 11 in. (43.2 × 27.9 cm)

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

PH.973.175.5.25

Publisher

Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946), New York

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Course History

ARTH 48.02, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

Signs of Modern Life: Photographs from the Collections of Jane and Raphael Bernstein and Dartmouth College, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 13-October 25, 1998.

Picturing New York: Images of the City, 1890-1955, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 31-June 21, 1992.

Night Visions: Nocturnes in American Art, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, June 25-October 18, 2015.

Figures and Structures: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 2-March 10, 1996.

Publication History

Joachim Homann, Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960, Munich, London, New York: Delmonico Books / Prestel, 2016, 176 pp., ill. p. 79.

Barbara MacAdam, "Picturing New York: Images of the City,1890-1955", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1992, no.61.

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..

Old Number

Old number: PH.973.175.5

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