Lot 383: (ALFRED STIEGLITZ) Archive with more than 80 invitations and graphic items pertaining to shows at An American Place.
October 25, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Archive with more than 80 invitations and graphic items pertaining to shows at An American Place.
The archive comprising 35 announcements in Stieglitz's facsimile cursive script and 45 catalogs/checklists. 4to-sized sheets and 8vo self-wrappers; condition generally good; a few with Stieglitz's handwritten corrections. 1930-circa 1950
From the Collection of Dorothy Norman.
The archive includes a wealth of printed matter associated with important O'Keeffe, Dove, Marin, Stieglitz, and Ansel Adams exhibitions. It is interesting to see how many shows were dedicated to a few artists, notably O'Keeffe and Marin. The archive also includes typewritten lists of artworks featured in particular shows (some are carbon copies) and brief documents related to gallery business. There are also printed articles by Herbert J. Seligmann, Dorothy Norman, Ralph Flint, Evelyn Howard, and Cary Ross, as well as Rainer Maria Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet.
WITH--Camera Work Number 24. Edited by Alfred Stieglitz. Complete with 10 plates, comprising 7 photogravures by Adolf De Meyer, one after William Wilmerding, and 2 after Guido Rey. 4to, printed gray wrappers, front cover trimmed, backstrip torn; front hinge reinforced, contents partially uncut. New York, 1908.
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