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A Sunflower from Maggie

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Fruit and floral still lifes were an integral part of Georgia O'Keeffe's oeuvre over the course of her career. She used them for her experiments with abstraction-typically simplifying and enlarging the forms of fruits and flowers as she worked with both bold and subtle ranges of color. Of...

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Inscription

Reverse: Sunflower/A Sunflower from Maggie 1937

Provenance

The artist; with The Downtown Gallery; Robert Q. Lewis, Los Angeles, California, 1962; with The Downtown Gallery; to the artist, 1962; to estate of the artist, 1986; to MFA, 1987, bequest of the artist.

Credit Line

Alfred Stieglitz Collection—Bequest of Georgia O'Keeffe

Copyright

© 2007 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

1937

Dimensions

40.64 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

1987.542

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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