Taos Mountain, New Mexico

Georgia O'Keeffe, American, 1887 - 1986

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1930

Oil on canvas

Overall: 16 x 30 in. (40.6 x 76.2 cm)

Frame: 16 1/8 x 30 1/4 in. (41 x 76.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of M. Rosalie Leidinger and Louise W. Schmidt

P.993.62

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed on backing, in graphite: OK [in circle]; inscribed, on backing, in Alfred Stieglitz's hand: Near Alcalde [struckout] Taos Mountain [inserted as correction below "Near Alcalde," in O'Keeffe's hand?] - New Mexico - 1930 / by Georgia O'Keeffe; stamped twice on backing: ALFRED STIEGLITZ / LAKE GEORGE, N.Y.; label on backing stamped: AN AMERICAN PLACE / ROOM 1710-509 MADISON AVE. / NEW YORK, -N.Y. [and inscribed]: Georgia O'Keeffe 4 / 1930 / Taos Mountain - New Mexico [label is torn in lower right corner to remove price]; Downtown Gallery; label on backing printed: THE DOWNTOWN GALLERY . 32 E. 51st. ST., New York / ARTIST...GEORGIA O'KEEFFE..No...279 / TITLE ... TAOS MOUNTAIN, NEW MEXICO... DATE...1930...MEDIUM...OIL...SIZE...30x16 ...S.P>...; label on backing stamped: FINE ARTS CONSERVATION LABORATORIES [typed:] SPRAYED WITH: / Lucite #46, Acrylic Resin, Co. / polymer of N-Butyl and Isobutyl / Methacrylate. / April 1961.

Course History

WRIT 7.2, Writers on Writing, Wendy Piper, Spring 2015

GEOG 11, Qualitative Methods and the Research Process in Geography, Abigail Neely, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, Writing Into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, Writing Into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Fall 2014

WRIT 7, Religion and Literature: Revisioning the Invisible, Nancy Crumbine, Spring 2014

WRIT 5, Writing into the Wilderness, Nancy Crumbine, Spring 2014

Writing 7.2, Writers on Writing, Wendy Piper, Spring 2014

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

The Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, April 11, 2016-June 30, 2018

Georgia O'Keeffe: Place and Influence, Loveland Museum/Gallery, Loveland, Colorado, September 27-December 31, 2014.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 2, 2009--November 28. 2010.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

Georgia O'Keeffe and New Mexico: A Sense of Place, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 11-September 12, 2004; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio, October 1, 2004-January 16, 2005; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, January 27-May 8, 2005.

The American West: Out of Myth, Into Reality, The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, October 8-December 31, 2000.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 28, 1998-September 12, 1999.

American Paintings from the Dartmouth Collection, 1910-1960, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 17-April 12, 1998.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26, 1996-June 22, 1997.

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 1-19, 1994.

Images of the West: Selections from the Permanent Collection, MALS 190, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 15-August 28, 1994.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 89, no. 65.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 17, ill. p. 18, fig. 13.

Barbara Buhler Lynes, Lesley Poling-Kempes and Frederick W. Turner, "Georgia O'Keeffe and New Mexico: A Sense of Place", Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2004, 143 pp., color ill. p. 65.

Barbara Buhler Lynes, "Georgia O'Keeffe Catalogue Raisonne", Volume 2, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, April 1999, illus. p. 452.

Jane Benson Ackerman, The Hood Museum of Art: Ten Years of Making Art at Home in the Upper Valley, Upper Valley Magazine, November/December 1995, Volume 9, No. 6, Van Etten, Inc., 1995, pp. 22-29, ill. p. 23

Provenance

Downtown Gallery, New York; sold to M. Rosalie Leidinger (1906-1991) and Louis W. Schmidt (1909-1995), Norwich, Vermont, April 18, 1961; given to present collection, 1993.

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