Sunflower, New Mexico, I

Sunflower, New Mexico, I

1935

Georgia O'Keeffe

(American, 1887-1986)

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

Fun Fact

The sunflower was a rare subject for O'Keeffe, who painted them on only three occasions.

Description

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.

See also
Collection: 
American - Painting
Type of artwork: 
Painting
Medium: 
Oil on canvas

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