Alfred Stieglitz. Georgia O'Keeffe - Hands and Thimble. 1919

Alfred Stieglitz Georgia O'Keeffe - Hands and Thimble 1919

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Photographer and gallerist Alfred Stieglitz photographed the artist Georgia O’Keeffe extensively over the course of their long relationship. Though he considered his closely framed pictures of her face and isolated parts of her body—in this case, her hands—as stand-ins for her whole person, the totality of images he took of her over time offer a more comprehensive portrait of O’Keeffe.

Additional text from Seeing Through Photographs online course, Coursera, 2016
Palladium print
9 3/16 × 7 5/8" (23.4 × 19.4 cm)
Gift of David H. McAlpin
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© 2021 Estate of Alfred Stieglitz / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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