7 March 2008
Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945)
He Talked With His Eyes
signed 'N.C. Wyeth/-08' (lower right)
oil on canvas
31 x 21 in. (78.7 x 53.3 cm.)
Private collection, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
The Saturday Evening Post, August 8, 1908, p. 29, illustrated.
D. Allen and D. Allen, Jr. N.C. Wyeth: The Collected Paintings, Illustrations and Murals, New York, 1972, p. 273.
The present work was originally painted as an illustration for a story published in the Saturday Evening Post, and was accompanied by the caption, "He Talked with His Eyes--a Single Sharp Shifting of the Eyeballs and a Flash of Light from Them."
This painting is 1.247 in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné and is included in the catalogue raisonné database that is being compiled by the Brandywine River Museum and Conservancy, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.
An expert introduction to the movement, from its origins in France to its flowering on a private island off the coast of New England
What leading art, technology and finance specialists said at the inaugural Art +Tech Summit at Christie’s in London
From Connecticut to Kent in southeast England, homes with links to such classic works as Desire under the Elms, Lord of the Flies and The Deep Blue Sea