GEORGIA O'KEEFFE | UNTITLED (BLACK PLACE)
1887 - 1986
UNTITLED (BLACK PLACE)
pencil on paper
10 ¼ by 7 ¾ inches
(26 by 19.7 cm)
Executed circa 1944-45.
The sheet is hinged at the reverse upper corners and there are very minor creases in the lower corners. An original artist pinhole is present at the upper center edge and there are a few very minor specks of imperfections.
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Gift to the present owner from the above, 1984
Barbara Buhler Lynes, Georgia O'Keeffe: Catalogue Raisonné, vol. II, New Haven, Connecticut, 1999, no. 1095, p. 691, illustrated
The reverse of this drawing retains a sketch by Georgia O'Keeffe numbered 1184 and titled Untitled (Landscape) in Barbara Buhler Lynes' catalogue raisonné of the artist's work.