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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Note: Domesticated species of Canis, formerly believed to be descended from Canis lupus, gray wolves; however, recent studies suggest that gray wolves and domestic dogs instead have a common ancestor, now extinct. Dogs come in a variety of shapes, and sizes and over 400 distinct breeds. All domestic or feral dogs are descended from a single common ancestral species. For more than 12,000 years, it has lived with humans as a hunting companion, protector, and as herders and guardians of sheep, goats, and cattle. Today, dogs are employed as aids to the blind and disabled, or for police work. In Western art, dogs have generally come to symbolize faithfulness and loyalty, however, in other cultures they can symbolizes a variety of traits, ranging from unclean to seducer.

Found in 134 Collections and/or Records:

Chow dogs, 1974

 Item — Box 3
Identifier: 2006.6.326
Overview Photograph of two chows with a fence between them (not O'Keeffe's dogs).

Chow dogs, 1974

 Item — Box 3
Identifier: 2006.6.329
Overview Photograph of two chow puppies standing on a table outside (these are not O'Keeffe's dogs).

Chow dogs, 1974

 Item — Box 3
Identifier: 2006.6.333
Overview Photograph of two dogs looking at each other with a fence between them (these are not O'Keeffe's dogs). One dog is being held on leash by an unidentified person.

Chow dogs, 1974

 Item — Box 3
Identifier: 2006.6.344
Overview Photograph of two chow puppies outside on a table (these are not O'Keeffe's dogs).

Chow near Abiquiu House Studio, after 1945

 Item — Box F1
Identifier: 2006.6.302
Scope and Content Note From the Collection: This collection contains over 1100 photographs, including copy prints, contact sheets, film, and Polaroids relating to the life and work of Georgia O'Keeffe. The collection includes photography by O'Keeffe that reflects her daily life and photography interests, as well as photography of O'Keeffe and her properties, artwork, and travel. A small portion of the collection relates to The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation and the catalogue raisonne. Copy prints in the collection are often by fine art...

Chow on Ghost Ranch portal, 1977

 Item — Box 4: Series 2
Identifier: RC-1999-001-159
Scope and Contents Note From the Collection: The collection consists of letters from Georgia O'Keeffe to Claudia O'Keeffe, her younger sister, and photographic material. The letters date from 1938 to 1968 and are primarily written from Abiquiu, New Mexico. Topics include exhibitions of O'Keeffe's work, travel, the handling of Alfred Stieglitz's estate, Claudia O'Keeffe's health and finances, and O'Keeffe's daily activities.Photographic material includes a photographic album consisting of mostly O'Keeffe family photographs,...

Chows, circa 1964

 Item — Box 17
Identifier: 2006.6.1339
Overview Profile view of one of O'Keeffe's Chows lying down in courtyard of the Abiquiu house with its head turned towards the camera. Partially visible behind the dog is a section of an adobe wall.

Estiben Suazo and Bo II (Bo-Bo), 1961

 Item — Box 17
Identifier: 2006.6.1353
Overview Estiben Suazo dressed in a jean jacket, jeans, plaid hat, and work boots, holding up one of the Chows, Bo II (Bo-Bo), by its paws to a standing position in the garden of the Abiquiu house. Broom, chamisa, adobe walls, and trees in background.

Frances O'Brien and Wolf with her magazine cover portraits, probably 1956

Identifier: 2015.1.71
Scope and Content Note From the Collection: The Frances O'Brien Papers Relating to Georgia O'Keeffe contains materials collected by Frances O'Brien. The materials document the friendship between the two women from the mid-1940s to the early 1970s.There are approximately one hundred original letters, postcards, and telegrams from O'Keeffe to O'Brien dating from 1947 to 1971. Additionally, there are photocopies of letters from O'Keeffe to O'Brien (only a few photocopies for which there is no original), as well as photocopies of...

Georgia O'Keeffe and chow, 1972

 Item — Box F1
Identifier: 2006.6.111
Overview Georgia O'Keeffe seated on bench with chow, Jingo.