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N.C. Wyeth
1882-1945
WE'RE ON OUR WAY
Estimate
300,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 797,000 USD
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131
N.C. Wyeth
1882-1945
WE'RE ON OUR WAY
Estimate
300,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 797,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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N.C. Wyeth
1882-1945
WE'RE ON OUR WAY
signed N.C. Wyeth twice, l.r.
oil on canvas
45 by 33 in.
(114.3 by 83.8 cm)
Painted in 1942.
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This painting is included as number C.170 (292) in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of N.C. Wyeth's work compiled by the Brandywine River Museum and Conservancy, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania and to be published February 2008 by Scala Publishers, Ltd.

Provenance

Reese Palley Gallery, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Montell USA Corporation
Schoonover Studios, Ltd., WIlmington, Delaware
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1999

Exhibited

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, Brandywine River Museum, Reflections of American History, June-September 1976

Literature

Douglas Allen and Douglas Allen, Jr., N.C. Wyeth: The Collected Paintings, Illustrations and Murals, New York, 1972, p. 289
Tom Brokaw and David Michaelis, One Nation, Patriots and Pirates Portrayed by N.C. Wyeth and James Wyeth, Boston, Massachusetts, 2000, no. 41, illustrated in color p. 44

Catalogue Note

This painting was published as a U.S. War Bonds Poster and originally included tanks and planes flying overhead.  At some time following publication, Wyeth painted over the planes and tanks, preferring this version.

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