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THE COLLECTION OF PATRICK AND CARLYN DUFFY

Andrew Wyeth
THE BACHELOR
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 250,000 USD
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THE COLLECTION OF PATRICK AND CARLYN DUFFY

Andrew Wyeth
THE BACHELOR
Estimate
200,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 250,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Andrew Wyeth
1917-2009
THE BACHELOR
signed Andrew Wyeth twice (upper left and lower right)
watercolor on paper
30 by 21 7/8 inches
(76.2 by 55.6. cm)
Executed in 1964.
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This work will be included in Betsy James Wyeth’s forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist’s work.

Provenance

Knoedler & Co., New York
Private collection, Metairie, Louisiana, 1965 (Sold: Sotheby’s, New York, May 22, 1996, lot 152)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale

Exhibited

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, Pyles Meadow, Andrew Wyeth Day: Paintings by Andrew Wyeth, May 30, 1964
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; Baltimore, Maryland, Baltimore Museum of Art; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Chicago, Illinois, Art Institute of Chicago, Andrew Wyeth: Temperas, Watercolors, Dry Brush, Drawings, 1938-1966, October 1966 – June 1967, no. 95, p. 94, illustrated p. 95
New Orleans, Louisiana, New Orleans Museum of Fine Art, New Orleans Collects, November 1971 – January 1972, no. 133, illustrated

Literature

"Chadds Ford Toasts Andrew Wyeth," Evening Bulletin, May 31, 1964, p. 8

Catalogue Note

Executed in the spring of 1964, The Bachelor depicts a shirt hanging on Chris Sanderson's back porch in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. Sanderson was a local historian, teacher and friend of Andrew Wyeth. His porch served as the subject of at least one other work by the artist. 

American Art

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