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Artist: Georgia O'Keeffe
Title: A WHITE CAMELLIA
Lot: 25 Pastel/Board Low Est.: $1,200,000
Created: 1938 Inscribed High Est.: $1,800,000
Size: 21.50" x 27.50" (54.61cm x 69.85cm) Sales Price:** $3,218,500
Auction House: Sotheby's New York 11/29/2012
Provenance:
An American Place, New YorkElizabeth Arden, New York, 1939Patricia Graham Young, New York, by 1986 (her niece)Estate of Patricia Graham Young, 1990 (sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 24, 1990, lot 230, illustrated in color)Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico (acquired from the above sale)Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New YorkAcquired by the present owner from the above, 1992

Exhibitions:
New York, An American Place, Georgia O'Keeffe: Exhibition of Oils and Pastels, January-March 1939, no. 19Santa Fe, New Mexico; New York, New York; Dallas, Texas, Gerald Peters Gallery, Georgia O'Keeffe, November 1990-January 1991, no. 4, illustrated in colorNew York, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Six American Modernists - Marsden Hartley, Gaston Lachaise, Elie Nadelman, Georgia O'Keeffe, Charles Sheeler, John Storrs, November 1991-January 1992, no. 66, p. 35, illustrated in color p. 28Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, O'Keeffe on Paper, April-July 2000, no. 49, p. 141, illustrated in color p. 130

Literature:
Jan Garden Castro, The Art & Life of Georgia O'Keeffe, New York, 1985, p. 40, illustrated in color Nicholas Callaway, ed., Georgia O'Keeffe: One Hundred Flowers, New York, 1987, pl. 93, illustrated in colorBarbara Buhler Lynes, Georgia O'Keeffe: Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven, Connecticut, 1999, vol. I, no. 948, p. 592, illustrated in color

 

 

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