Lot 49: ANDREW WYETH, (AMERICAN 1917-2009), CHRISTMAS CARD WITH MOTHER ARCHIE''S CHURCH
December 4, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
CHRISTMAS CARD WITH MOTHER ARCHIE''S CHURCH
Signed ''Betsy and Andy'' verso, watercolor on paper
Sight size: 2 7/8 x 4 7/8 in. (7.3 x 12.4cm)
Private Collection, Pennsylvania.
The present lot is to be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist''s work.
© 2016 Andrew Wyeth / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Framed and matted; the signed area is on a small piece of paper that is separate from the drawing, as seen in the catalogue and online photographs. The painted work is affixed to the mat with two tape pieces along top edge verso. The back of the painted work is inscribed in brown ink: 'Betsy and Andy.' The painted work is on a card that measures: 3 3/8 x 5 5/16 inches. The card has areas of uneven toning, pale brown at/near parts of outer left, right and bottom edgdes, and darker brown toning beneath top edge. The toning is mount staining. The painted work is in otherwise fine overall condition.
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