Lot 359: Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009), "The Fairbanks Album"
Selected objects from The Bob Timberlake Collection
December 6, 2013
Hillsborough, NC, USA
Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009), "The Fairbanks Album"
Remarque, watercolor on paper, pencil signed "Andy," matted with a color photograph under glass, with gallery plaque. SS 11.5 x 8.25 in. (watercolor); SS 8 x 9.5 in. (photograph); DOA 35 x 22 in.
The photograph shows Andy and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. frolicking on the grass.
Selected objects from The Bob Timberlake Collection Exhibited: "Wyeth / Three Generations," High Point University, May 1 - June 15, 2006 "Andrew Wyeth and Bob Timberlake: Painting on Familiar Ground," Chapel Hill Museum, January 17 - March 31, 2002. The above listed traveling exhibit was also shown in 2000 at Salem Academy and College (Winston-Salem, NC), Fayetteville Museum of Art (Fayetteville, NC), Huntington Museum of Art (Huntington, WV), and The Louise Cameron / St. John's Museum (Wilmington, NC). Bob Timberlake, an internationally acclaimed realist painter, furniture maker, author, and philanthropist lives in Lexington, North Carolina. Primarily known for his watercolor paintings, his depiction of life in his Native North Carolina has endeared his work to an international audience.