29 November 2000
Andrew Wyeth (b. 1917)
City in the Dawn
tempera on gessoed masonite
22¼ x 23 in. (56.5 x 58.4 cm.)
Private collection, New York.
Sale: New York, William Doyle Galleries, October 21, 1987, lot 177.
Mrs. Yoko Imai, Tokyo, Japan.
Miyuki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
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Wilmington, Delaware, Delaware Art Museum, Eighty Years of Collecting: The American Illustration Collection, December 1991-February 1992
This tempera, executed in 1943, depicts Elfreth's Alley in Philadelphia.
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