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White Shell with Red

An off-white spiral shell, subtly shaded in pink, gray, and yellow, dominates the image, filling most of it. A red mountain rises in the background.
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  • An off-white spiral shell, subtly shaded in pink, gray, and yellow, dominates the image, filling most of it. A red mountain rises in the background.

Date:

1938

Artist:

Georgia O’Keeffe
American, 1887-1986

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Georgia O'Keeffe

Title

White Shell with Red

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1938

Medium

Pastel on wood pulp laminate board

Dimensions

54.6 × 69.8 cm (21 1/2 × 27 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Alfred Stieglitz Collection, bequest of Georgia O'Keeffe

Reference Number

1987.250.5

Copyright

© The Art Institute of Chicago

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