This ingratiating vision of youthful feminine grace demonstrates White’s ability to find sentiment even in the commonplace. Made shortly before moving his family to New York City, the photograph reveals a vision nurtured by and dependent on the time-honored customs and values of small-town life, far from the modern urban world he was about to embrace.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Collection of Alfred Stieglitz," May 18, 1978–July 16, 1978.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Photographic Treasures from the Collection of Alfred Stieglitz," October 13, 2011–February 26, 2012.
Naef, Weston J. The Collection of Alfred Stieglitz: Fifty Pioneers of Modern Photography. Studio Book. 1st ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1978. no. 547.