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Newell Convers Wyeth (1882 - 1945)

Lot 128: Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945)


May 19, 2005
New York, NY, US

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Under Svenson's Charge the Spell of the Desert Took Hold
signed 'N.C. WYETH' (lower right)
oil on canvas
38 x 25 in. (96.5 x 63.5 cm.)
Painted in 1909.

Artist or Maker

Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945)


D. Allen and D. Allen, Jr., N.C. Wyeth: The Collected Paintings, Illustrations and Murals, New York, 1972, p. 270.


Carlson Gallery, Carmel, California.
Judy Goffman American Paintings, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania.


Property from an Important Western Collection

The present work was initially used as an illustration in the October 1909 issue of Redbook for the story "Svenson" by Michael Williams and Kenneth MacNichol.

This work is included in the N.C. Wyeth catalogue raisonné database that is being compiled by the Brandywine River Museum and Conservancy, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.

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