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Georgia O'Keeffe
Evening, 1916
Watercolor on paper, 8 7/8 x 12 inches
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Gift of The Burnett Foundation and The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation

Horizontal watercolor of a blue hill with a half moon in the evening sky. Foreground is a lavender field dotted sparsely with blue strokes of color suggesting bushes or trees. Gently rounded blue hill in the middle, with a lighter blue sky above, with an orange slice moon hanging just above the hill in the middle of the sky.

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Verso: "16 Evening" (unidentifed hand, graphite)
Backing: "H 16 / Evening 1916 / 1916 / Watercolor / 9 x 12 /
Paper / Baker 24-946" (OKR, black ink)


The Burnett Foundation (partial share) 1996 Fort Worth/Texas, The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation 1993 Abiquiu/New Mexico, Estate of the artist, 1986 ^The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation, Abiquiu, N.Mex., 1993 ^The Burnett Foundation, Fort Worth, Tex., 1996 (partial share) Georgia O'Keeffe 1986

Exhibition History

1958 New York (Downtown--Watercolor), no. 16
1959 Lincoln
1959 Bennington, no. 28
1997 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Inaugural
2001 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) O'Keeffe's O'Keeffes
2003 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Stieglitz / Frames of Preference)
2005 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (GOK and Andy Warhol: Flowers)
2008 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Hartley)
2012 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Jaune Quick-to-See Smith)
2012 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Faraway)

Publication History

Inaugural Catalogue: The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum; Peter Hassrick; 1997

© Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Gift

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