December 6, 2015 14:00 EST

American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists

 
  Lot 82
 
Lot 82 - ANDREW WYETH  (AMERICAN 1917-2009)

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ANDREW WYETH (AMERICAN 1917-2009)
"YOUNG BUCK"

Signed 'Andrew Wyeth' bottom right; also with title and date '1945' on label verso, watercolor on wove paper laid to board
29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4cm)
©Andrew Wyeth

Provenance: The Macbeth Gallery, New York, New York.
Estate of Nancy duPont Reynolds Cooch, Delaware.
EXHIBITED:
"Contemporary Oils and Watercolors", The Macbeth Gallery, New York, New York, January 1, 1945.
"International Water Color Exhibition - 13th Biennial - Water Color in the United States", Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York, March 8 - April 29, 1945.
"Forty-third Annual Watercolor Exhibition and Forty-fourth Annual Exhibition of Miniatures", Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 20 - November 25, 1945.
"Fifty-sixth Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art", Nebraska Art Association, Lincoln, Nebraska, March 3 - 31, 1946.
"The Wyeth Family", Portraits, Inc., New York, New York, October 22 - November 9, 1946.
"Sports and Adventure in American Art", Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, February 14 - March 30, 1947.
"Works by Newly Elected Members and by Recipients of Academy and Institute Honors", American Academy of Arts and Letters and The National Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, New York, May 22 - June 30, 1947.
"Paintings and Drawings by Andrew Wyeth", Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, July 7 - August 4, 1951.
"Paintings and Drawings by Andrew Wyeth", William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, Rockland, Maine, August 10 - September 8, 1951.
"Andrew Wyeth", M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, New York, October 26 - November 14, 1953.
"Art in Contemporary Society", University of Delaware, Institute of Delaware History and Culture, Newark, Delaware, March 24 - 31, 1954.
"Andrew Wyeth", Delaware Art Center, Wilmington, Delaware, January 7 - February 3, 1957.
"Andrew Wyeth - Temperas, Watercolors, Dry Brush, Drawings, 1938 - 1966", Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 5 - November 27, 1966.
"Andrew Wyeth - Temperas, Watercolors, Dry Brush, Drawings, 1938 - 1966", Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, December 11, 1966 - January 22, 1967.
"Andrew Wyeth - Temperas, Watercolors, Dry Brush, Drawings, 1938 - 1966", Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, February 6 - April 12, 1967.
"Andrew Wyeth - Temperas, Watercolors, Dry Brush, Drawings, 1938 - 1966", Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, April 21 - June 4, 1967.
"The Brandywine Heritage", Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, June 18 - October 17, 1971.
"The Art of Andrew Wyeth", M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, California, June 16 - September 3, 1973, cat. no. 5.
LITERATURE:
"Young Buck--#1113", Art Digest magazine, June, 1945.
"Professional", Techniques magazine, January, 1940, pp. 30, 47, (illustrated).
Richard Meryman, "Andrew Wyeth: An Interview as One Craftsman to Another", Life magazine, May, 1965, pp. 92-116, 121-122.
Betsy James Wyeth, Wyeth at Kuerners, Boston, 1976.
Richard Meryman, Andrew Wyeth - A Secret Life, New York, 1996.
NOTE:
The present watercolor is to be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné of the artist's work.

Sold for $125,000
Estimated at $30,000 - $50,000


 

Signed 'Andrew Wyeth' bottom right; also with title and date '1945' on label verso, watercolor on wove paper laid to board
29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4cm)
©Andrew Wyeth

Provenance: The Macbeth Gallery, New York, New York.
Estate of Nancy duPont Reynolds Cooch, Delaware.
EXHIBITED:
"Contemporary Oils and Watercolors", The Macbeth Gallery, New York, New York, January 1, 1945.
"International Water Color Exhibition - 13th Biennial - Water Color in the United States", Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York, March 8 - April 29, 1945.
"Forty-third Annual Watercolor Exhibition and Forty-fourth Annual Exhibition of Miniatures", Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 20 - November 25, 1945.
"Fifty-sixth Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art", Nebraska Art Association, Lincoln, Nebraska, March 3 - 31, 1946.
"The Wyeth Family", Portraits, Inc., New York, New York, October 22 - November 9, 1946.
"Sports and Adventure in American Art", Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, February 14 - March 30, 1947.
"Works by Newly Elected Members and by Recipients of Academy and Institute Honors", American Academy of Arts and Letters and The National Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, New York, May 22 - June 30, 1947.
"Paintings and Drawings by Andrew Wyeth", Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, July 7 - August 4, 1951.
"Paintings and Drawings by Andrew Wyeth", William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, Rockland, Maine, August 10 - September 8, 1951.
"Andrew Wyeth", M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, New York, October 26 - November 14, 1953.
"Art in Contemporary Society", University of Delaware, Institute of Delaware History and Culture, Newark, Delaware, March 24 - 31, 1954.
"Andrew Wyeth", Delaware Art Center, Wilmington, Delaware, January 7 - February 3, 1957.
"Andrew Wyeth - Temperas, Watercolors, Dry Brush, Drawings, 1938 - 1966", Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 5 - November 27, 1966.
"Andrew Wyeth - Temperas, Watercolors, Dry Brush, Drawings, 1938 - 1966", Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, December 11, 1966 - January 22, 1967.
"Andrew Wyeth - Temperas, Watercolors, Dry Brush, Drawings, 1938 - 1966", Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, February 6 - April 12, 1967.
"Andrew Wyeth - Temperas, Watercolors, Dry Brush, Drawings, 1938 - 1966", Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, April 21 - June 4, 1967.
"The Brandywine Heritage", Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, June 18 - October 17, 1971.
"The Art of Andrew Wyeth", M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, California, June 16 - September 3, 1973, cat. no. 5.
LITERATURE:
"Young Buck--#1113", Art Digest magazine, June, 1945.
"Professional", Techniques magazine, January, 1940, pp. 30, 47, (illustrated).
Richard Meryman, "Andrew Wyeth: An Interview as One Craftsman to Another", Life magazine, May, 1965, pp. 92-116, 121-122.
Betsy James Wyeth, Wyeth at Kuerners, Boston, 1976.
Richard Meryman, Andrew Wyeth - A Secret Life, New York, 1996.
NOTE:
The present watercolor is to be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné of the artist's work.

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