Andrew Wyeth (1917 - 2009)

Lot 362: Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009), "Christina's World"

Leland Little Auctions

December 6, 2013
Hillsborough, NC, US

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Description: Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009), "Christina's World"
(remarque of title page), ink on paper, signed, matted and framed under glass with gallery plaque.
SS 9.5 x 12.5 in.; DOA 22 x 25 in.

Arguably, "Chistina's World" may be far and away Andrew Wyeth's most famous and most accomplished painting.
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.
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