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Andrew Wyeth
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Andrew Wyeth
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Andrew Wyeth
1917 - 2009
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signed Andrew Wyeth (lower left) and A. Wyeth (lower right)
watercolor on paper
21 1/2 by 29 7/8 inches
(54.6 by 75.9 cm)
Executed in 1978.
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This work will be included in Betsy James Wyeth’s forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist’s work.

Provenance

Leonard E.B. Andrews, Malvern, Pennsylvania, 1986 (acquired from the artist)
Private collection, Shibuya Tokyo, Japan
Pacific Sun Trading Company, Wellesley, Massachusetts, 2005
Peter Marcelle Gallery, Southampton, New York, 2008
Acquired by the present owner from the above circa 2009

Exhibited

Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts; Houston, Texas, The Museum of Fine Arts; Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; San Francisco, California, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Institute of Arts; Brooklyn, New York, Brooklyn Museum of Art (also traveled to eight venues in Japan), Andrew Wyeth: The Helga Pictures, May 1987-September 1989, no. 203, p. 199, illustrated p. 166 
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, Brandywine River Museum; Portland, Maine, Portland Museum of Art, The Helga Pictures: Then and Now, September 1992-October 1993
West Palm Beach, Florida, Norton Museum of Art; San Diego, California, San Diego Museum of Art; Portland, Oregon, Portland Art Museum; New Orleans, Louisiana, New Orleans Museum of Art, Andrew Wyeth - The Helga Pictures, January 1996-June 1997
Louisville, Kentucky, J.B. Speed Art Museum, Wyeth - Three Generations, June-August 1998
Lafayette, Louisiana, Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum; Canton, Ohio, Canton Museum of Art; Charlotte, North Carolina, Mint Museum of Art, Andrew Wyeth: The Helga Pictures, April 2004-January 2005, no. 61, illustrated p. 84
Naples, Florida, Naples Museum of Art, Andrew Wyeth & Family, January-May 2006
New York, Adelson Galleries, Andrew Wyeth: Helga on Paper, November-December 2006, no. 75, pp. 110, 126, illustrated p. 111
Santa Fe, New Mexico, Gerald Peters Gallery, Three Generations of Wyeth, July-August 2010
Santa Barbara, California, Sullivan Goss, Andrew Wyeth: American Master, May-June 2013
Denver, Colorado, Goodwin Fine Art, Andrew Wyeth: A Survey, October-November 2015

Literature

Andrew Wyeth: The Helga Pictures, calendar illustration, 1988
Ken Shulman, "An Ever Mysterious Muse," Art & Antiques, October 2006, illustrated
Catherine Quillman, "Andrew Wyeth: Helga on Paper," Antiques & Fine Art, October 2006, illustrated 
"Andrew Wyeth's 'Helga Series' at Adelson Galleries Nov. 3," Antiques & The Arts Weekly, October 27, 2006, p. 25, illustrated
Josef Woodard, "A Slice of Wyeth's World," Santa Barbara News-Press, May 17, 2013, S47, illustrated 
James D. Balestrieri, "Painting Windows and a Family Affair," American Fine Art, May 2014, pp. 48-55, illustrated 

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