Alfred Stieglitz photo of Duchamp's Fountain  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Alfred Stieglitz took a well-known photo of Duchamp's Fountain in 1917 at his 291 gallery after the 1917 Society of Independent Artists exhibit. Stieglitz used a backdrop of The Warriors by Marsden Hartley to photograph the urinal. The exhibition entry tag can be clearly seen.

Here[1] is a the fascimile page from The Blind Man No. 2, page 4, published in New York, May 1917.

The captions read from left to right and from top to bottom: "Fountain by R. Mutt, Photograph by Alfred Stieglitz, THE EXHIBIT REFUSED BY THE INDEPENDENTS"

Here[2] is the photo in Wikimedia.

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