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Pedernal -- From the Ranch #1, 1956

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O'Keeffe was particularly fond of Pedernal Peak, a prominent mesa near her home at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico. "It is my private mountain," she once said, "God told me if I painted it enough, I could have it." In an unusual juxtaposition, she has framed the mountain within the opening of an abstracted bone, a common motif in her later work.

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O'Keeffe, Pedernal - From the Ranch #1 (#881)
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Title
Pedernal -- From the Ranch #1
Artist Life
1887–1986
Role
Artist
Accession Number
64.43.2
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