12 September 2007
Property from an Important Western Collection
Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945)
signed 'N.C. WYETH.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
33 x 25 in. (83.8 x 63.5 cm.)
Painted circa 1914.
Mrs. N.C. Wyeth, until circa 1967.
Private collection, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
American Illustrators Gallery, New York.
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D. Allen and D. Allen, Jr., N.C. Wyeth: The Collected Paintings, Illustrations and Murals, New York, 1972, p. 220.
The present work was an illustration for the 1914 publication Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart.
This work 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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