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Solitude (Portrait of F. Holland Day)

Edward Steichen (American (born in Luxembourg), 1879–1973)


Sheet: 11.6 x 17 cm (4 9/16 x 6 11/16 in.); Mount: 12.1 x 17.3 cm (4 3/4 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, platinum print

Not On View


Americas, Photography



Norwood Historical Society number P. 18


1933, bequeathed by F. Holland Day (b. 1864 - d. 1933), Norwood, MA, to the Norwood Historical Society; 2013, sold by the Norwood Historical Society to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 26, 2013)

Credit Line

Barbara M. Marshall Fund, Frank B. Bemis Fund, Otis Norcross Fund, William E. Nickerson Fund, Lucy Dalbiac Luard Fund, and funds by exchange from a Gift of James Lawrence, Dorothy Mackenzie and John E. Lawrence, and funds donated by Michael and Elizabeth Marcus, Charles W. Millard III, and Scott Nathan and Laura DeBonis


© 2014 The Estate of Edward Steichen / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York