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Georgia O'Keeffe
Above the Clouds I, 1962-1963
Oil on canvas, 36 1/8 x 48 1/4 inches
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Gift of The Burnett Foundation and The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation
1997.5.14

Large canvas of aerial view of the sky from above the cloud level. To the point of the horizon at 2/3 of the canvas the sky is vibrant blue dotted with islands of white clouds like icebergs in the sea. The top 1/3 is the pale horizon fading from salmon peach to grey-blue to the edge of the canvas.
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Catalogue Raisonné Number

1474

Inscriptions

Inscriptions: Stretcher: inaccessible
Verso: inaccessible
Backing:
1. "Above The Clouds I 62? (black ink)
2. "Box 42 / on 4" (DB, black ink)

Provenance

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 Abiquiu/New Mexico

Exhibition History

1997 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Inaugural
1998 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent
2001 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) O'Keeffe's O'Keeffes
2008 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) GOK and the Camera; all venues
2010 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) GOK: Abstraction; all venues
2010 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) O'Keeffiana
2011 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Robert Henri)
2012 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Jaune Quick-to-See Smith)
2014 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Inspired by the Journey (Covarrubias)

Publication History

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

© Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Gift


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