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Lot 109: ANDREW WYETH 1917-2009

American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture

by Sotheby's

May 19, 2011

New York, NY, USA

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Description: ANDREW WYETH 1917-2009 SPRING EVENING signed Andrew Wyeth , u.r. drybrush and watercolor on paper laid on board 23 by 29 in. (58.4 by 73.7 cm) Painted in 1948.

Notes: This watercolor depicts Evelyn Smith posing in the frame house next to Mother Archies Church in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.

Provenance: Macbeth Gallery, New York
Private Collection, Topsham, Maine
Private Collection, Dallas, Texas
Seibu Pisa Fine Arts, Tokyo, Japan

Exhibited: New York, National Academy of Design, One Hundred Twenty-fourth Annual Exhibition, November-December 1949
New York, American Academy of Arts and Letters, Work of Newly Elected Members and Recipients of Honors, May-June 1950
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Philadelphia Water Color Club, Forty-eighth Annual Water Color and Print Exhibition, October-November 1950
Manchester, New Hampshire, Currier Gallery of Art, Paintings and Drawings by Andrew Wyeth, July-August 1951
Rockland, Maine, Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, Paintings and Drawings by Andrew Wyeth, August-September 1951
Ogunquit, Maine, Museum of Art of Ogunquit, Second Annual Exhibition-Americans of Our Times, 1954
Portland, Maine, Portland Museum of Art; San Francisco, California, DeYoung Memorial Museum; Santa Barbara, California, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Andrew Wyeth, January-September 1956
Wilmington, Delaware, Delaware Art Center, Andrew Wyeth, January-February 1957
Islesboro, Maine, Islesboro Towne Hall, Dry Brush and Watercolors by Andrew Wyeth, July-August 1962
Wiscasset, Maine, Maine Art Gallery, Painting and Sculpture by Maine Artists, 1963, July-September 1963
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Baltimore, Maryland, Baltimore Museum of Art; New York, Whitney Museum of Art; Chicago, Illinois, The Art Institute of Chicago, Andrew Wyeth-Temperas, Watercolors, Dry Brush, Drawings, 1938-1966, October 1966-June 1967, no. 33, p. 32
New York, Coe Kerr Gallery, Contemporary and Modern Paintings, January-February 1984
Tokyo, Japan, Seibu Pisa, Ltd., Andrew Wyeth Exhibition, 1988, no. 15, illustrated in color
Jackson, Mississippi, Mississippi Museum of Art, Andrew Wyeth: Close Friends, February-May 2001, p. 39, illustrated in color

Literature: "The Arts and Letters Elected and Selected," Art Digest, June 1950, p. 13
"Andrew Wyeth, 'N.C.'", American Heritage, May 1987, pp. 106-15, illustrated in color
Robert Rosenblum, On Modern American Art, New York, 1999, illustrated
Andrew and Betsy James Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth: Close Friends, Seattle, Washington, 2001, p. 39, illustrated in color

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