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Portrait of Georgia O'Keeffe
  • Yousuf Karsh
    1908–2002
    born: Mardin, Turkish Armenia ; died: Boston, Massachusetts, United States ; active: Canada
  • Portrait of Georgia O'Keeffe, 1956
  • Where object was made: Canada
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 31.75 x 25.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 1/2 x 10 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 43.18 x 35.56 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 x 14 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Gift of Yousef Karsh
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0165
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Profile portrait of a woman, identified as Georgia O'Keeffe, sitting on a bench against a wall. On the bench to the figure's proper right is a piece of drift wood. On the wall above figure is a skull of a deer. Partially seen doorway provides a light source at the right of the composition.