In Memoriam is a remarkably powerful image selected from Edward Steichen: The Early Years Portfolio, 1901–1927. The print, exemplary of his dreamlike, mysterious, and evocative masterpieces, embodies the qualities that define Steichen as a master of female nudes and classify his work among the medium's finest achievements.
Edward Steichen is an immortal among photographers. His richest, most profound photographs were made between 1900 and 1927. It is from this period that Steichen selected his masterpieces and asked Aperture to publish his prints.