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Georgia O'Keeffe

U.S., 1887-1986
Cos Cob, 1926
Oil on canvas
16 x 12 in.
Purchase, U.S. State Department Collection,
War Assets Administration, 1948

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cos Cob takes its name from a Connecticut town in which Georgia O'Keeffe once spent time. The painting is typical of the artist's interest in up-close portraits of flora--in this case, skunk cabbage from an early spring garden.