February 28, 2024


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Trove of Wyeth Paintings to Enter Museum Collections


A person of the items Betsy Wyeth planned ahead of her dying in 2020 was the bequest of a group of 7,000 of her late husband Andy’s paintings and drawings.

Andrew Wyeth, Goodbye, 2008

“The Foundation’s assortment is each broad and deep—and the the vast majority of the performs have by no means been exhibited publicly. Among the uncommon components are 70 of Wyeth’s oil paintings—very scarce functions, principally from the 1930s, when he experimented with the medium in advance of adopting tempera and watercolor as his most well-liked mediums. These paintings—such as Fox Grass Down below Adams (1934), currently on see at the Brandywine—reflect commonplace themes, however their style and technique show his evolution as an artist over his entire job. Wyeth is best acknowledged for his tempera paintings, 48 of which are in the collection, together with his 1966 tribute to his spouse Betsy, titled Maga’s Daughter Black Hunter (1938), an unusual example of an early tempera and Wyeth’s past main painting, Goodbye (2008), which has not often been witnessed publicly. The assortment characteristics in excess of 2,000 of Wyeth’s watercolors, for which he is renown—many rendered making use of the “dry brush” approach.”

1000’s of Andrew Wyeth Paintings Have Hardly ever Been Noticed by the Public—Until Now

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