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Near Abiquiu, New Mexico by GEORGIA O'KEEFFE

GEORGIA O'KEEFFE

(AMERICAN, 1887 - 1986)

Near Abiquiu, New Mexico , 1931

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

15.98 in. (40.60 cm.) (height) by 35.98 in. (91.40 cm.) (width)

Markings:

Signed with initials 'OK' in artist's star device (on the backing board)

Exhibited:

New York, An American Place, Georgia O'Keeffe: 33 New Paintings (New Mexico), December 27, 1931-February 11, 1932, (possibly) no. 32. St. Louis, Missouri, City Art Museum, 27th Annual Exhibition of Paintings by American Artists, August 15-October 16, 1932, no. 36. Chicago, Illinois, Art Institute of Chicago, Georgia O'Keeffe, January 21-February 22, 1943, no. 42. Vancouver, Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery, 1992, on extended loan. Kleinburg, Ontario, Canada, McMichael Canadian Art Collection; Vancouver, Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery; Colorado Springs, Colorado, Colorado Springs Fine Art Center; Charleston, South Carolina, Gibbes Museum of Art, The Informing Spirit: Art of the American Southwest and West Coast Canada, 1925-1945, January 30, 1994-March 26, 1995, no. 2. Santa Fe, New Mexico, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Georgia O'Keeffe and New Mexico: A Sense of Place, June 11-September 12, 2004, no. 16.

Literature:

V. Hunter, 'A Note on Georgia O'Keeffe,' Contemporary Arts of the South and Southwest, November-December 1932, p. 7, illustrated (as Toward Abiquiu, New Mexico). B.B. Lynes, Georgia O'Keeffe: Catalogue Raisonné, vol. I, New Haven, Connecticut, 1999, p. 486, no. 794, illustrated. N. Reily, Georgia O'Keeffe: A Private Friendship, Part 1: Walking the Sun Prairie Land, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2007, p. 318. W. Adelson, et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Supplement, vol. V, New York, 2015, pp. 73-75, no. 18, illustrated.

Provenance:

The Downtown Gallery, New York. Pearley and Norine Brissenden, West Vancouver, Canada, 1956. The Vancouver Foundation, West Vancouver, Canada, by bequest from the above, 1991. Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver, Canada. Acquired by the late owner from the above, 1997.

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