Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945)
Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945)

Bow and Arrow

Details
Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945)
Bow and Arrow
signed 'N.C.Wyeth' (lower left)
oil on board
29¼ x 17 in. (74.3 x 43.2 cm.)
Painted in 1945.
Provenance
Frank Fowler, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee.
Private collection, Texas.
By descent to present owner.
Literature
D. Allen and D. Allen, Jr., N.C. Wyeth: The Collected Paintings, Illustrations and Murals, New York, 1972, p. 295.
Exhibited
Chicago, Illinois, Art Directors Club of Chicago, Annual Exhibition of Advertising Art, circa 1945-46.

Lot Essay

The present work was used as an advertisement for the Pontiac Division of General Motors. This advertisement appeared in magazines in late August and early September of 1945.

This painting is included in the N.C. Wyeth catalogue raisonné database that is being compiled by the Brandywine River Museum and Conservancy, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.
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