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Georgia O'Keeffe: A Portrait (8)

Sometimes the most revealing and evocative photographic portraits are not images of faces at all. Alfred Stieglitz's photograph of the painter Georgia O'Keeffe, whom he met in 1916 and married in 1924, is part of a groundbreaking series of several hundred portraits he made of her over...

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Inscription

On backing board, upper center, on label, in black ink, in Steiglitz's hand: Hands - Georgia O'Keeffe/Photograph by/Alfred Stieglitz/New York/Negative & Print/made by/Alfred Stieglitz/1919/Print 4 from this negative.

Provenance

Artist; by whom given to MFA April 1924.

Credit Line

Gift of Alfred Stieglitz

Copyright

© Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

1919

Accession Number

24.1728

Medium or Technique

Photograph, palladium print, solarized

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Photography

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Photographs