Lot 225
Property from a Washington, DC Equity Organization

Georgia O'Keeffe (American 1887-1986)
Untitled (Banana Flower) (Buhler Lynes 834)
Apparently unsigned (verso inaccessible)
Charcoal on paper, 1934; apparently in good condition. Framed.*
Sheet size: 21-3/4 x 14-3/4 in (52.7 x 37.5 cm)
Estimate $100,000-150,000

Purchased by the Equity Organization's Arts Staff in 1948 directly from the artist for $100 with funds donated by Dr. Mary Alice Parrish
An American Place, New York, NY

The Bermuda National Gallery, Hamilton, Bermuda, 1994
An American Place, New York, 1935, among nos. 17-20, as "Drawings, Banana Flowers?"

Please note: due to the way the work is framed, it was not examined outside of the frame. Full sheet is visible, works appears to be affixed at all four corners, not laid down; overall with some toning; small area of what appears to be faint water stain l.l. corner; two tiny nicks along lower edge.

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Sold for $180,000