Lot 350: Andrew Wyeth (PA, 1917-2009), Deep Woods
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
watercolor on paper, signed at lower right, executed in 1973, matted and framed under glass.
SS 21 x 29 in.; DOA 34 x 42 in.
Wyeth painted this intimate view on the edge of River Cove, an isolated narrow cove on the St. George River accessed only by a winding path on the James family farm in Broad Cove, Cushing, Maine. Another iconic view of this cove is housed in the collections of the Portland Museum of Art.
This watercolor will be included in Betsy James Wyeth's forthcoming catalogue raisonnÃ© of the artist's work.
Spanierman Gallery, American Works on Paper III, New York, NY, January 1989
Finley Gallery, A Selection of Works by Andrew and Jamie Wyeth, Mountain Brook, Alabama, November-December 1993
Farnsworth Art Museum, A Century of Wyeths, Rockland, Maine, May-October 1999
American Art Review, Winter 1994, vol. 5, no. 6, p. 12
Private Collection, Memphis, TN
Private Collection, Jacksonville, FL
Private Collection, Washington, D.C.
Spanierman Gallery, New York, NY
MBNA, Wilmington, DE
Sotheby's, New York, NY, American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture, 19 May 2004, lot 192
Acquired by the present owner from the above
From the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Carr, Durham, NC
Condition Report: No apparent condition concerns - not examined out of the frame.