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Georgia O'Keeffe
Calla Lily in Tall Glass - No. 2, 1923
Oil on board, 32 1/8 x 12 inches
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Gift of The Burnett Foundation
1997.6.10

Vertical canvas of a calla lily flower in a tall clear glass vase with a green stem that reaches the length of the glass. The flower is open leaning backwards with the yellow portion pointing straight up. In a background of grey, with a strip of white along the left side.
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Catalogue Raisonné Number

426

Inscriptions

Inscriptions: Verso: "Georgia / OKeeffe / 1923" (green paint)
Backing:
1. "Calla Lily in Tall Glass - No.2/ 21?" (graphite)
2. OK * (graphite)

Provenance

(The Intimate Gallery, New York, N.Y.) ^Mitchell Kennerley, New York, N.Y., 1928 ^(An American Place, New York, N.Y.), return, 1931 ^The artist, 1946 ^Estate of the artist, 1986 ^Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, N.Mex., 1988 ^The Burnett Foundation, Fort Worth, Tex., 1996

Exhibition History

1924 New York (Anderson), nos. 8-14, as Calla Lillies [sic]
1928 New York (Intimate Gallery--Six)
1993 London (Hayward), no. 30
1997 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Inaugural
1998 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent
1999 Santa Fe (O’Keeffe) The Poetry of Things
1999 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Four Painters / Skunk Cabbage)
2001 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) O'Keeffe's O'Keeffes
2002 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Edward Weston)
2002 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) GOK: Calla Lilly in American Art
2004 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (In the American Grain)
2005 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Photography of Charles Sheeler)
2005 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) GOK and Andy Warhol: Flowers
2006 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Celebration of New Work)
2006 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Paul Strand)
2007 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Living Artists: Sherrie Levine)
2007 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Circling Around Abstraction)
2007 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (WSC)
2008 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Hartley)
2008 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (GOK and the Camera)
2009 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Modernists in NM)
2009 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Beyond Our Shores/Jimson Weed Returns)
2010 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Rothenberg: Moving in Place)
2011 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Robert Henri)
2012 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Jaune Quick-to-See Smith)
2012 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Permanent Collection (Faraway)
2013 Santa Fe (O'Keeffe) Modern Nature
Musee de Grenoble, Georgia O'Keeffe, Nov. 7, 2015 - Feb. 7, 2016

Publication History

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

Burnett Foundation Gift, © Georgia O'Keeffe Museum


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68