Georgia O'Keeffe. Dark Iris No. III, 1927. Pastel on paper, 20 1/4 x 9 inches. Georgia O'Keeffe Museum (Santa Fe), Gift of The Burnett Foundation and The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation. © Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. [1997.4.7]
Vertical extreme close-up pastel of the delicate inner folds of an iris flower. Palette of subtle grey-purples. Mostly abstract rendition of iris petals closing in on one another, with the darkest area in the lower right corner.