Art/ Collection/ Art Object

From Life to Life, No. 1

Artist:
Abraham Walkowitz (American (born Russia), Tyumen 1878–1965 Brooklyn, New York)
Date:
ca. 1913
Medium:
Graphite on paper
Dimensions:
12 5/8 x 8 1/2 in. (32.1 x 21.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
49.70.159
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower right, in pencil): A. Walkowitz
the artist (to Stieglitz); Alfred Stieglitz, New York (probably 1913–d. 1946; his estate, 1946–49; gift to MMA)

New York. 291. "Exhibition of Drawings, Pastels, and Watercolors by A. Walkowitz," November 19, 1913–January 10, 1914, no catalogue [possibly this work].

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "Alfred Stieglitz Exhibition: His Collection," June 10–August 31, 1947, no catalogue (checklist no. 110; as "Drawing no. 18").

Art Institute of Chicago. "Alfred Stieglitz: His Photographs and His Collection," February 2–29, 1948, extended to March 7, 1948, no catalogue (checklist no. 124; as "Drawing No. 18").

Museum of Modern Art, New York. "From the Alfred Stieglitz Collection: An Extended Loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 22–August 12, 1951, no catalogue (checklist no. E.L.51.707, as "Drawing no. 18"; loan extended to June 9, 1958).

Salt Lake City. Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah. "Abraham Walkowitz, 1878–1965," October 27–December 1, 1974, no. 70.

Wichita, Kan. Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University. "Abraham Walkowitz, 1878–1965," May 1–June 22, 1975, no. 70.

Paris. Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou. "Paris–New York," June 1–September 19, 1977, unnumbered cat. (p.259).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe," October 13, 2011–January 2, 2012, no. 210.

Camera Work no. 44 (October 1913), p. 49, pl. 6.

Abraham Walkowitz and Alfred Stieglitz: The '291' Years 1912–17. Exh. cat., Zabriskie Gallery. New York, 1976, no. 6.

Lisa Mintz Messinger. "Georgia O'Keeffe." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 42 (Fall 1984), pp. 7, 9, fig. 5.

Lisa Mintz Messinger. Georgia O'Keeffe. New York, 1988, pp. 15, 17, fig. 5.

Gail Stavitsky in American Pastels in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pp. 120–21, fig. 38.

Lisa Mintz Messinger. Georgia O'Keeffe. London, 2001, p. 24.

Lisa Mintz Messinger in Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe. The Alfred Stieglitz Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ed. Lisa Mintz Messinger. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2011, pp. 207–8, 284, no. 210, ill. pp. 214, 284 (color).



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