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    Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864-1946)
    The Steerage, 1907
    Large-format photogravure on vellum, 1915
    13-1/8 x 10-3/8 inches (33.3 x 26.4 cm)
    In original 291 Nos. 7-8 September-October, 1915 printed wrappers with texts by Paul Haviland and Marius De Zayas.

    This print belonged to Agnes E. Meyer who, along with Alfred Stieglitz, Paul Haviland and Marius De Zayas, created and published the literary art magazine 291 in 1915-1916.

    Agnes and Eugene Meyer, Mount Kisco, NY;
    Thence by descent in the family;
    Doyle Auctions, New York, Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs, November 25, 2013, lot 156;
    Current owner.

    More information about Alfred Stieglitz, also known as Stieglitz, Alfred, Steiglitz, Alfred.

    Condition Report*: Generally in clean, sound condition. There is a slight crease to the left upper margin of the sheet, well clear of the plate, otherwise in fine condition.
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    Auction Dates
    April, 2020
    4th Saturday
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