"The meaning of a word to me is not as exact as the meaning of a colour. Colours and shapes make a more definite statement than words. I write this because such odd things have been done about me with words. I make this effort because no one else can know how my paintings happen."
SIGNED LIMITED EDITION, ONE OF ONLY 100 COPIES (out of a total edition of 120), SIGNED BY GEORGIA O'KEEFFE AND LEONARD BASKIN.
A masterful collection of drawings O'Keeffe created between 1915 and 1963; illustrated with 21 charcoal and pencil drawings reproduced on Arches Silkscreen in 300-line screen offset lithography, each laid into a lettered folded leaf of Arches paper. Most drawings are accompanied by O'Keeffe's commentary- her first writing intended for book publication- explaining the details, setting, or inspiration for each work. Elegantly designed by Leonard Baskin and printed at The Meadows Press.
Size: Box = 6.5 x 8.75 inches; Plates = 6.0 x 8.25 inches.
New York: Atlantis Editions, 1974. Octavo, contents loose as issued in original publisher's cloth folding box with paper title label. Light wear and a little bowing to box, contents fine. RARE.
Price: $7,500 .