Oil on canvas
Framed: 53.3 x 43.2 x 3.8 cm (21 x 17 x 1 1/2 in.); Unframed: 50.8 x 40.6 cm (20 x 16 in.)
Bequest of Georgia O'Keeffe 1987.140
© The Cleveland Museum of Art
The sunflower was a rare subject for O'Keeffe, who painted them on only three occasions.
Unlike most of O’Keeffe’s close-up images of flowers, this example appears in a landscape environment, with bloom, stem, and leaves framed against the bright blue Southwestern sky.
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