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Andrew Newell Wyeth's 1948 painting Christina's World is one of the most recognized American paintings of the 20th century. Wyeth, the youngest son of noted illustrator N.C. Wyeth (1882-1945), grew up in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania and on the coast of Maine, and began painting at an early age. He had his first one-man show in New York in 1937 and has had a successful painting career ever since. A realist who paints portraits and scenes of Americana in water color and egg tempera, Wyeth became o More »
Born: July 12, 1917 (Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania)

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Andrew Newell Wyeth was a visual artist, primarily a realist painter, working predominantly in a regionalist style. He was one of the best-known U.S. artists of the middle 20th century. In his art, Wyeth's favorite subjects were the land and people around him, both in his hometown of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and at his ...

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Andrew Newell Wyeth was born on July 12, 1917 in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. One of the greatest artists of the 20th century, Wyeth was primarily a realist painter. Andrew Wyeth's favorite subjects were the land and people around him, both around his hometown of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and his summer home in ...

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Find the latest shows, biography, and artworks for sale by Andrew Wyeth. When other mid-20th century artists were drawn toward abstraction, Andrew Wyeth cont …

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N. C. Wyeth settled in Chadds Ford in 1907, where he later built a house and studio that are now part of the Brandywine River Museum of Art and open seasonally to the public. He and his wife, Carolyn, raised five talented children: three grew to be artists (Henriette, Carolyn and Andrew), one a musician (Ann) and the fifth a ...

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Andrew Wyeth, one of America's best-known Realist painters of the 20th century, created canvases imbued with the mysteriousness of the real world, thus challenging traditional notions of reality. Wyeth rendered scenes of his everyday life in rural Pennsylvania and Maine, landscapes, and portraits with exacting detail, ...

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Dec 23, 2017 ... Wyeth has certainly enjoyed tremendous commercial success. The Farnsworth has an entire center devoted to the work of Andrew Wyeth, his father N.C. Wyeth and Andrew's son Jamie Wyeth. The museum's collection of Andrew's work shows a range that's broader than the seemingly literal realism of his ...

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The woman crawling through the tawny grass was the artist's neighbor in Maine, who, crippled by polio, "was limited physically but by no means spiritually." Wyeth further explained, "The challenge to me was to do justice to her extraordinary conquest of a life which most people would consider hopeless." He recorded the  ...

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Jul 12, 2017 ... “If there is such a thing as a purely American tradition in Art, it is represented at its best in the straightforward canvases of Andrew Wyeth.” — LIFE magazine, May 17, 1948. By the time he turned 30, Andrew Wyeth had already cemented himself as one of the most important and quintessential American ...

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Sep 22, 2016 ... Charles Osgood travels to Benner Island, off the coast of Maine, for an Emmy Award-winning interview with painter Andrew Wyeth on his 80th birthday. Original...