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Untitled (Ghost Ranch Landscape)

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Georgia O'Keeffe regarded the weathered mountains of New Mexico's Jemez range with near mystical reverence. She is believed to have painted this watercolor during her first summer at her beloved Ghost Ranch, which was located on the eastern edge of the range. In this understated virtuoso...

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Inscription

Signed on verso in graphite pencil [probably near the time of the first sale in 1984].

Provenance

The artist; to Gerald Peters Gallery (Sante Fe), 1984; to private collection (Washington, DC), 1984; with Gerald Peters Gallery (New York); from whom purchased by MFA, 20 September 2006.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by exchange from a Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Lane and funds donated by the Charles H. Bayley Picture and Paintings Fund, Barbara L. and Theodore B. Alfond, and the Alturas Foundation

Copyright

© Georgia O'Keeffe Museum / Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York

about 1936

Catalogue Raisonné

Lynes 911

Dimensions

Sheet: 39.4 x 58.4 cm (15 1/2 x 23 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1438

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

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Classifications

Watercolors