Dead Tree with Pink Hill

1945
(American, 1887–1986)
Framed: 76.5 x 102 x 3 cm (30 1/8 x 40 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.); Unframed: 76.2 x 101.6 cm (30 x 40 in.)
© Georgia O'Keeffe Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Location: On view at Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT, Aug 1, 2024 - Jul 31, 2025
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Under optimal environmental conditions, cottonwood trees can live up to 400 years.

Description

Cottonwood trees that spread throughout the New Mexico landscape provided subjects for several of Georgia O’Keeffe’s paintings, including this example. Although no longer living, the majestic cottonwood seen here is framed against a distant double-peaked land mass in near symmetry. Upon her death at age 98, the artist bequeathed this painting—along with four others—to the Cleveland Museum of Art, an early supporter of her work.
Dead Tree with Pink Hill

Dead Tree with Pink Hill

1945

Georgia O'Keeffe

(American, 1887–1986)
America, 20th century

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