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Georgia O'Keeffe

Pink Tulip (Abstraction - #77 Tulip)

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November 9, 12:13 AM GMT


3,000,000 - 5,000,000 USD

Lot Details


Georgia O'Keeffe

(1887 - 1986)

Pink Tulip (Abstraction - #77 Tulip)

signed with the initials OK in the artist’s star device, titled and dated 1925 (on the original backing board)

oil on canvas

32 by 12 in. 81.3 by 30.5 cm.

Executed in 1925.

The artist

Acquired from the above in June 1985 by the present owner

Jack Cowart, Sarah Greenough and Juan Hamilton, Georgia O'Keeffe: Art and Letters, Washington, D.C., 1987, no. 40, n.p., illustrated in color

John Loughery, "Georgia O'Keeffe, Art and Letters by Jack Cowart, Juan Hamilton and Sarah Greenough: Georgia O'Keeffe, 1887 - 1986," Woman's Art Journal, vol. 10, no. 2, Autumn 1989-Winter 1990, p. 41

Barbara Buhler Lynes, Georgia O'Keeffe: Catalogue Raisonné, vol. I, New Haven, 1999, no. 478, p. 265, illustrated in color

Brooklyn Museum of Art, International Exhibition of Modern Art Assembled by The Société Anonyme, November 1926 - January 1927, no. 267 (titled Abstraction II)

New York, The Intimate Gallery, Fifty Recent Paintings by Georgia O'Keeffe, February - April 1926

New York, The Intimate Gallery, Georgia O'Keeffe: Paintings, 1926, January - February 1927 (titled Abstraction No. II)

Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Art Institute of Chicago; Dallas Museum of Art; and New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Georgia O'Keeffe: 1887 - 1986, November 1987 - February 1989

Santa Fe, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Inaugural Exhibition, June 1997 - January 1998

Greenwich, Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, In Search of the Dream: The American West, February - June 2002, no. 83, p. 57, illustrated in color

Roslyn, Nassau County Museum of Art, Four Originals: Cassatt, O'Keeffe, Nevelson and Frankenthaler, September 2003 - January 2004, pp. 37-38 and 77, illustrated in color

Santa Fe, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum; Washington, D.C., Smithsonian American Art Museum; West Palm Beach, Norton Museum of Art; and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Georgia O'Keeffe and Ansel Adams: Natural Affinities, May 2008 - September 2009, pp. 48 and 164, illustrated in color

New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Washington, D.C., Phillips Collection; and Santa Fe, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Georgia O'Keeffe: Abstraction, September 2009 - September 2010, no. 91, p. 102, illustrated in color

New York, Fisher Landau Center for Art, Stream of the Unknown: Selections from the Collection, February - April 2011

New York, Fisher Landau Center for Art, Visual Conversations: Selections from the Collection, September - December 2012

West Palm Beach, Norton Museum of Art, A Remarkable Gathering: The Fisher Landau Family Collection, March - September 2022