June 7, 2015 14:00 EST

American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists

 
  Lot 51
 
Lot 51 - NEWELL CONVERS WYETH  (AMERICAN 1882-1945)

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NEWELL CONVERS WYETH (AMERICAN 1882-1945)
"HOWEVER, AT LAST I TAUGHT HIM TO CALL ME BY MY NAME VERY FAMILIARLY"

Signed with monogram bottom left, oil on canvas, unframed
24 3/8 x 26 1/4 in. (61.9 x 66.7cm)

Provenance: The Artist.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1923.
Property from the Wilmington Institute Library.
EXHIBITED:
(Possibly) Boston Public Library, Boston, Massachusetts, 1923.
Wilmington, Delaware, 1981.
LITERATURE:
Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe, New York, 1920, cover illustration, (edition with maroon binding) and cover label (undated edition, Philadelphia).
Douglas Allen and Douglas Allen, Jr., N.C. Wyeth, The Collected Paintings, Illustrations and Murals, New York, 1972, p. 203.
Christine B. Podmaniczky, N.C. Wyeth: Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, vol. one, London, 2008, p. 402, no. I.809, (as "Robinson Crusoe, cover, 1920") (illustrated).

Sold for $353,000
Estimated at $80,000 - $120,000


 

Signed with monogram bottom left, oil on canvas, unframed
24 3/8 x 26 1/4 in. (61.9 x 66.7cm)

Provenance: The Artist.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1923.
Property from the Wilmington Institute Library.
EXHIBITED:
(Possibly) Boston Public Library, Boston, Massachusetts, 1923.
Wilmington, Delaware, 1981.
LITERATURE:
Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe, New York, 1920, cover illustration, (edition with maroon binding) and cover label (undated edition, Philadelphia).
Douglas Allen and Douglas Allen, Jr., N.C. Wyeth, The Collected Paintings, Illustrations and Murals, New York, 1972, p. 203.
Christine B. Podmaniczky, N.C. Wyeth: Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, vol. one, London, 2008, p. 402, no. I.809, (as "Robinson Crusoe, cover, 1920") (illustrated).

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