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

The Gentleman, Young and Fair and Good to Look Upon, Took in the Situation at a Glance

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Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945)
The Gentleman, Young and Fair and Good to Look Upon, Took in the Situation at a Glance
signed 'N.C. Wyeth' (lower left)
oil on canvas
30¼ x 32½ in. (76.8 x 82.6 cm.)
Painted in 1928.
Provenance
Frank Fowler, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Private collection, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Christie's, New York, 26 May 1999, lot 157.
Frank Fowler, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
Literature
R. Sabatini, "The Romantic Prince," in McCall's Magazine, February 1929.
D. Allen and D. Allen, Jr., N.C. Wyeth: The Collected Paintings, Illustrations and Murals, New York, 1972, p. 265.
Exhibited
New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Exhibition of Paintings by N.C. Wyeth, 1882-1945, October-November 1957, no. 47.
New York, Grand Central Art Galleries, The Artist As Illustrator, April 13-23, 1976.
Ann Arbor, Michigan, University of Michigan Museum of Art, on extended loan, 1989-1995.

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This painting is I.1085(NCW 716) in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné and is included in the catalogue raisonné database that are being compiled by the Brandywine River Museum and Conservancy, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.

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