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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 125

    Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009)

    Harbor House

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    Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009)
    Harbor House
    signed 'Andrew Wyeth' (lower left)
    watercolor and pencil on paper
    21½ x 29¾ in. (54.6 x 75.6 cm.)
    Executed in 1985.


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    This watercolor will be included in the Betsy James Wyeth's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work.

    Provenance

    Andrew and Betsy Wyeth.
    Frank E. Fowler, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, acquired from the above, 1992.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1996.


    Literature

    The Speed Art Museum, Wyeth: Three Generations, exhibition catalogue, Louisville, Kentucky, 1998, p. 11.


    Exhibited

    Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, Brandywine River Museum, Andrew Wyeth Gallery, May 14-November 13, 1991.
    Mountain Brook, Alabama, Finley Gallery, A Selection of Works by Andrew and Jamie Wyeth, November 21-December 18, 1993.
    Louisville, Kentucky, The Speed Art Museum, Wyeth: Three Generations, June 2-August 16, 1998.