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Grey Wash Forms

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In works spanning more than five decades, Georgia O’Keeffe painted the landscape of New Mexico with an almost spiritual devotion. She sought out distinctive forms in the Southwestern desert; among her favorites was an area she nicknamed the Black Place. This spot is located in a barren expanse...

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Inscription

Reverse: Grey Wash Forms 36/OK [in star]

Provenance

1936, the artist; 1986, estate of the artist; 1987, bequest of the artist to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 28, 1987)

Credit Line

Alfred Stieglitz Collection—Bequest of Georgia O'Keeffe

Copyright

© 2007 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

1936

Dimensions

40.64 x 76.52 cm (16 x 30 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1987.541

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas mounted on Masonite

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