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American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists

 
Lot 66
 
Lot 66 - Newell Convers Wyeth (American, 1882-1945)

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Newell Convers Wyeth (American, 1882-1945)
I Stood Like One Thunderstruck, or As if I Had Seen an Apparition

Signed 'N C Wyeth' bottom right, oil on canvas, unframed

40 1/2 x 30 in. (102.9cm x 76.2cm)

Provenance: The Artist.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1923.
Property from the Wilmington Institute Library.
EXHIBITED:
"The Classic Illustrations of N.C. Wyeth," Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, January 12 - May 19, 1985.
"N.C. Wyeth: An Exhibition of Illustrations for Children's Classics," The Wilmington Library, Wilmington, Delaware, April 24 - May 31, 1981.
"Sights of the Sea," Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, September 9 - November 19, 1978.
(Possibly) Boston Public Library, Boston, Massachusetts, April 1923.
Exhibition of Illustrative Paintings by N.C. Wyeth, Boston City Club, Boston, Massachusetts, December 11, 1922 - January 9, 1923.
Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ? - October 25, 1921.
"Ninth Annual Exhibition of the Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts," Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts, Wilmington, Delaware, April 26-30, 1921, no. 83 (as Robinson Crusoe discovers footprint).
LITERATURE:
C.B. Podmaniczky, N.C. Wyeth: Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, vol. one, London, 2008, pp. 406-07, no. I.819, illustrated.
K.F. Jennings, N.C. Wyeth, New York, 1992, p. 59, illustrated.
C. Billman, "N.C. Wyeth," American History Illustrated, 20, no. 10, February 1986, p. 30, illustrated.
"The Stouthearted Heroes of a Beloved Painter, Life Magazine, December 9, 1957, p. 95, (illustrated).
D. Allen and D. Allen, Jr., N.C. Wyeth, The Collected Paintings, Illustrations and Murals, New York, 1972, p. 203.
Sunday Herald, Boston, Massachusetts, December 24, 1922, n.p., (illustrated) (as The Discovery of the Footprint).
Transcript, Boston, Massachusetts, "Wyeth's Illustrations," November 28, 1921.
New York Herald, "Wyeth Illustrates the Classics," December 5, 1920, p. 7, (illustrated).
D. Defoe, Robinson Crusoe, New York, 1920, opp. p. 204, (illustrated).

Sold for $435,750
Estimated at $150,000 - $250,000


 

Signed 'N C Wyeth' bottom right, oil on canvas, unframed

40 1/2 x 30 in. (102.9cm x 76.2cm)

Provenance: The Artist.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1923.
Property from the Wilmington Institute Library.
EXHIBITED:
"The Classic Illustrations of N.C. Wyeth," Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, January 12 - May 19, 1985.
"N.C. Wyeth: An Exhibition of Illustrations for Children's Classics," The Wilmington Library, Wilmington, Delaware, April 24 - May 31, 1981.
"Sights of the Sea," Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, September 9 - November 19, 1978.
(Possibly) Boston Public Library, Boston, Massachusetts, April 1923.
Exhibition of Illustrative Paintings by N.C. Wyeth, Boston City Club, Boston, Massachusetts, December 11, 1922 - January 9, 1923.
Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ? - October 25, 1921.
"Ninth Annual Exhibition of the Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts," Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts, Wilmington, Delaware, April 26-30, 1921, no. 83 (as Robinson Crusoe discovers footprint).
LITERATURE:
C.B. Podmaniczky, N.C. Wyeth: Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, vol. one, London, 2008, pp. 406-07, no. I.819, illustrated.
K.F. Jennings, N.C. Wyeth, New York, 1992, p. 59, illustrated.
C. Billman, "N.C. Wyeth," American History Illustrated, 20, no. 10, February 1986, p. 30, illustrated.
"The Stouthearted Heroes of a Beloved Painter, Life Magazine, December 9, 1957, p. 95, (illustrated).
D. Allen and D. Allen, Jr., N.C. Wyeth, The Collected Paintings, Illustrations and Murals, New York, 1972, p. 203.
Sunday Herald, Boston, Massachusetts, December 24, 1922, n.p., (illustrated) (as The Discovery of the Footprint).
Transcript, Boston, Massachusetts, "Wyeth's Illustrations," November 28, 1921.
New York Herald, "Wyeth Illustrates the Classics," December 5, 1920, p. 7, (illustrated).
D. Defoe, Robinson Crusoe, New York, 1920, opp. p. 204, (illustrated).

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