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In his early career, Edward Steichen was a major figure in Pictorialism, an international movement that conceived of photography as a fine art and emphasized broad tonal effects that minimized detail. But by 1920 he fell under the spell of European modernism and moved toward straight...

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Provenance

G. W. Einstein, New York; purchased November 1984.

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

Permission of Joanna T. Steichen

1919

Dimensions

Image/Sheet: 24.3 x 19.2 cm (9 9/16 x 7 9/16 in.) Mount: 25.5 x 20.3 cm (10 1/16 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

1984.584

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

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