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Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945)

"At first, for some time, I was not able to answer him one word; but as he had taken me in his arms, I held fast by him, or I should have fallen to the ground,"

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Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945)
"At first, for some time, I was not able to answer him one word; but as he had taken me in his arms, I held fast by him, or I should have fallen to the ground,"
inscribed '© Cosmopolitan Books (lower left)
oil on canvas
40½ x 30 in. (102.9 x 76.2 cm.)
Painted in 1920.
Provenance
The artist.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1923.
Literature
D. Defoe, Robinson Crusoe, New York, 1920, opp. p. 362, illustrated.
D. Allen and D. Allen, Jr., N.C. Wyeth, The Collected Paintings, Illustrations and Murals, New York, 1972, p. 203.
C.B. Podmaniczky, N.C. Wyeth: Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, vol. one, London, 2008, p. 408, no. I.824, illustrated.
Exhibited
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Art Alliance, ?-October 25, 1921.
Boston, Massachusetts, School of Fine Arts and Crafts, Inc., November-December 1921.
(Possibly) Boston, Massachusetts, Boston Public Library, April 1923.
Wilmington, Delaware, The Wilmington Library, N.C. Wyeth: An Exhibition of Illustrations for Children's Classics, April 24-May 31, 1981.
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