December 5, 2021 14:00 EST

American Art and Pennsylvania Impressionists Featuring the Collection of Virginia and Stuart Peltz

 
  Lot 49
 

49

Andrew Wyeth (American, 1917–2009)
The Johnson Place

Signed 'ANDREW WYETH' bottom left; also dedicated and signed 'To Mrs. Seal who tried to/teach me something/Warmest regards, Andy' bottom right; also inscribed with title verso, pen and ink wash with elements of drybrush technique on paper laid down to board
Sheet size: 14 5/8 x 25 1/2 in. (37.1 x 64.8cm)
Executed in 1939.
In its original frame.

Provenance

The Artist.
A gift from the above.
Collection of Estelle Seal, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.
By descent in the family.
Private Collection, Naples, Florida.

Sold for $40,950
Estimated at $40,000 - $60,000


 

Signed 'ANDREW WYETH' bottom left; also dedicated and signed 'To Mrs. Seal who tried to/teach me something/Warmest regards, Andy' bottom right; also inscribed with title verso, pen and ink wash with elements of drybrush technique on paper laid down to board
Sheet size: 14 5/8 x 25 1/2 in. (37.1 x 64.8cm)
Executed in 1939.
In its original frame.

Provenance

The Artist.
A gift from the above.
Collection of Estelle Seal, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.
By descent in the family.
Private Collection, Naples, Florida.

Exhibited

"Exhibition of the Work of Andrew Wyeth," St. Andrew's School, Middletown, Delaware, April 1-22, 1940, no. 72.

"Drawings by Andrew Wyeth," Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 1941.

"Water Colors (sic) and Drawings by Andrew Wyeth," Baldwin Galleries, Wilmington, Delaware, February 1941.

Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania (on long-term loan from 2004-2010).

Note

This panoramic view of a outstretched farm in winter depicts Adam Johnson's house, a frequent model, farmer and Andrew Wyeth's neighbor in Chadds Ford. The small figure of a boy at left was living with Johnson by the time the work was completed, at dusk.

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Andrew Wyeth