Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945)
Property from a New York Corporate Collection
Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945)

Ethan Allen, Forerunner of Independence

Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945)
Ethan Allen, Forerunner of Independence
signed 'N.C. Wyeth' (lower left)
oil on canvas
46¼ x 36¼ in. (117.5 x 92.1 cm.)
Painted in 1934.
Dixon Ticonderoga Company, Maitland, Florida.
[With]American Illustrators Gallery, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2005.
The Saturday Evening Post, September 8, 1934, n.p., illustrated.
R. Ingersoll, "N.C. Wyeth, Painter and Father of Painters," Sunday Today, Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine, July 4, 1965, p. 5, illustrated.
R.H. Fowler, American History Illustrated, vol. IV, no. 3, June 1969, n.p., back cover illustration.
D. Allen, D. Allen, Jr., N.C. Wyeth: The Collected Paintings,
Illustrations and Murals
, New York, 1972, p. 294.
B.J. Elliot, The Best of Its Kind 'Since 1795': the Incredible American Heritage of the Dixon Ticonderoga Company, Heathrow, Florida, 1996, pp. 182-83, illustrated.
C.B. Podmaniczky, N.C. Wyeth: Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, vol. II, London, 2008, p. 668, no. C.95, illustrated.
Jersey City, New Jersey, Jersey City Museum, Pencil Points: Selections from the Dixon Ticonderoga Company Collection, August 31-November 12, 1994.

Lot Essay

The present work was painted as an advertisement for the Dixon Ticonderoga Pencils of the Joseph Dixon Crucible Company, Jersey City, New Jersey.

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