Re: Gum over Palladium

From: Katharine Thayer ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 10/31/05-10:38:11 AM Z
Message-id: <43664872.2FFA@pacifier.com>

Shannon Stoney wrote:
>
> Katherine wrote:
>
> > >
> >
> >
> >Well, I don't know, but while staring for a long time at a reproduction
> >of one of the three versions of Steichen's Flatiron image in Stieglitz's
> >collection, in order to decide whether I think the gum was printed with
> >a positive, I fell totally in love with the picture and now want to see
> >it in person some time before I die. An interesting though mainly
> >irrelevant factoid: of the three versions of this image in the
> >collection, only one is actually gum over platinum; the other two are
> >gum over gelatin-silver, and all three were made from a copy negative
> >taken of an earlier gumover print; from my reading I take it that no
> >one knows what happened to the original print that the copy negative was
> >taken of.
>
> I saw it. I think it's in the Museum of Modern Art in NYC, or else
> the Met. I have the poster. I love it too.
>

Probably the Met, at least that's where Stieglitz's collection resides.
kt
Received on Mon Oct 31 18:33:54 2005

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