June 7, 2015 14:00 EST

American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists

 
  Lot 52
 
Lot 52 - NEWELL CONVERS WYETH  (AMERICAN 1882-1945)

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NEWELL CONVERS WYETH (AMERICAN 1882-1945)
"I REAPED IT MY WAY, FOR I CUT NOTHING OFF BUT THE EARS, AND CARRIED IT AWAY IN A GREAT BASKET WHICH I HAD MADE"

Signed 'NC Wyeth' bottom right, oil on canvas, unframed
40 3/4 x 30 1/4 in. (103.5 x 76.8cm)

Provenance: The Artist.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1923.
Property from the Wilmington Institute Library.
EXHIBITED:
Wilmington, Delaware, 1921, no. 85 (as "Robinson Crusoe and His Grainfield").
Philadelphia Art Alliance (?), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1921.
(Possibly) Boston Public Library, Boston, Massachusetts, 1923.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1965, no. 94 (as "The Reaper").
Chadds Ford, 1976.
Wilmington, Delaware, 1981.
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, 1985.
LITERATURE:
Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe, New York, 1920, opp. 154 (illustrated).
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. 405, no. I.817, (illustrated).

Sold for $329,000
Estimated at $100,000 - $150,000


 

Signed 'NC Wyeth' bottom right, oil on canvas, unframed
40 3/4 x 30 1/4 in. (103.5 x 76.8cm)

Provenance: The Artist.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1923.
Property from the Wilmington Institute Library.
EXHIBITED:
Wilmington, Delaware, 1921, no. 85 (as "Robinson Crusoe and His Grainfield").
Philadelphia Art Alliance (?), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1921.
(Possibly) Boston Public Library, Boston, Massachusetts, 1923.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1965, no. 94 (as "The Reaper").
Chadds Ford, 1976.
Wilmington, Delaware, 1981.
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, 1985.
LITERATURE:
Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe, New York, 1920, opp. 154 (illustrated).
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. 405, no. I.817, (illustrated).

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