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Andrew Wyeth
b. 1917
THE BOBSLED
Estimate
70,00090,000
LOT SOLD. 85,000 USD
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75
Andrew Wyeth
b. 1917
THE BOBSLED
Estimate
70,00090,000
LOT SOLD. 85,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Andrew Wyeth
b. 1917
THE BOBSLED
signed Andrew Wyeth, l.r.
watercolor on paper
17 by 29 3/4 in.
(43.3 by 75.5 cm)
Executed in 1937.
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This watercolor will be included in Betsy James Wyeth's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work.

Provenance

Mrs. N.C. Wyeth, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Butler Art Institute, Youngstown, Ohio
M. Knoedler & Co., New York
Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York (acquired from the above; sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 30, 1986, lot 275, illustrated in color)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale

Exhibited

Baltimore, Maryland, Baltimore Museum of Art, Fortieth Annual Exhibition of the Baltimore Water Color Club, December 1927 
New York, Macbeth Gallery, First Exhibition of Water Colors by Andrew Wyeth, October-November 1937
Wilmington, Delaware, W.S.F.A., Library Building, Water Colors, Drawings, Prints and Illustrations by Members, Delaware Artists and Pupils of Howard Pyle, April-May 1938
Ogunquit, Maine, Ogunquit Art Center, June 1938
Tuxedo Park, New York, Tuxedo Park School, Tuxedo Park Exhibition, May, 1964, no. 189
Mountainville, New York, Storm King Art Center, Original Works of Art Selected from The Permanent Collection, May-June 1966

Literature

Butler Art Institute Catalogue of the Permanent Collection, "Andrew Wyeth," p. 42

Catalogue Note

According to Mary Landa, The Bobsled was painted behind Forrest Wall's house outside Tenants Harbor, Maine.

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