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Paul Strand (American, New York 1890–1976 Orgeval, France)
Platinum print
34.1 x 24.4 cm (13 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1933
Accession Number:
Rights and Reproduction:
© Aperture Foundation Inc., Paul Strand Archive.
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed in pencil on print, verso LR: "-Paul Strand- // -1917-"; signed and inscribed in pencil on mount, recto LR: "-Paul Strand-1917-"; inscribed in pencil in unknown hand, verso LL: "Strand, Paul // New York (1917) // Platinumtype-"; inscribed in ink in the hand of Alfred Stieglitz on a blue and white paper label formerly affixed to the print mount?, now affixed to mat board: "Stieglitz Collection // New York - by Paul Strand - // 1917 // Platinotype"
Paul Strand; Alfred Stieglitz

John Wanamaker. "Thirteenth Annual Exhibition of Photographs," March 4, 1918–March 16, 1918.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Thirty Photographers: A Selection from the Museum's Collection," April 12, 1969–June 1, 1969.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Landscape/Cityscape: A Selection of Twentieth-Century American Photographs," November 13, 1973–February 3, 1974.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Collection of Alfred Stieglitz," May 18, 1978–July 16, 1978.

Montclair Art Museum. "Precisionism in America 1915-1941: Reordering Reality," November 20, 1994–January 22, 1995.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Paul Strand and His Contemporaries," February 10, 1998–May 31, 1998.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. "Paul Strand: Circa 1916," June 19, 1998–September 15, 1998.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Johnson Gallery, Selections from the Collection 44," August 29, 2006–January 7, 2007.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand," November 8, 2010–April 10, 2011.

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.

Precisionism in America, 1915–1941: Reordering Reality. New York: Abrams, 1994. p. 79, fig. 7.

Hambourg, Maria Morris. Paul Strand: Circa 1916. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998. no. 48.

This print was made from an enlarged negative. There is a 0.3 - 0.5 cm. black border surrounding the image which is included in the image size dimensions.