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© The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Georgia O’Keeffe
Born 1887 in Sun Prairie, WI
Died 1986 in Santa Fe, NM
Maple and Cedar, Lake George, 1922
oil paint on canvas
25 x 20 inches
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald P. Peters
2000.17
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O'Keeffe is celebrated as one of the great American modernists and a visionary of the American Southwest, the land with which she is often associated (though it was not until 1929 that she first visited New Mexico, and 1949 that she moved there). Maple and Cedar, Lake George dates from an earlier time period when O'Keeffe was based in New York and married to photographer and gallerist Alfred Stieglitz. In this work, she crystallizes in simplified form the beauty and majesty of nature, painting Maple and Cedar, Lake George during visits to Lake George in upstate New York where Stieglitz had a home. On the back of Maple and Cedar, Lake George is a painting by her father-in-law, Edward Stieglitz.