Stieglitz by Stieglitz

Alfred Stieglitz (1864 – 1946) :: Untitled [Kitty Stieglitz], 1907; Autochrome. | src The J. Paul Getty museum
Alfred Stieglitz made this portrait of his eight-year-old daughter Katherine (Kitty) while on vacation in Europe. Kitty sits on a park bench, clutching a bouquet of vibrant purple blossoms in one hand and holding a butterfly net in the other. (quoted from source)
Alfred Stieglitz · Mrs. Selma Schubart [Selma Stieglitz Schubart wearing Fortuny gown], 1907 Autochrome. | src The Met
Alfred Stieglitz · Mrs. Selma Schubart [Selma Stieglitz Schubart wearing Fortuny gown], 1907. Autochrome. | src The Met

The subject of the photograph above is Stieglitz’s flamboyant youngest sister, Selma, wearing a Fortuny dress. Authorship of the image is uncertain: this plate was donated by Georgia O’Keeffe to the Metropolitan in 1955 as a work by Stieglitz; a nearly identical plate was donated to George Eastman House in 2001 by Edward Steichen’s widow as a work by her husband. [image below]

Edward Steichen · [Selma Stieglitz Schubart wearing Fortuny gown]; 1907–1909. Color transparency. | src Eastman Museum

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