Lot 56
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N. C. Wyeth

800,000 - 1,200,000 USD
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  • N. C. Wyeth
  • We're On Our Way
  • signed N.C. WYETH twice (lower right)
  • oil on canvas
  • 45 by 33 inches
  • (114.3 by 83.8 cm)
  • Painted in 1942.


Ketterlinus Lithograph Mfg. Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1942
Brown & Bigelow, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1943
Private collection, New York, 1975
[With]Reese Palley Gallery, Atlantic City, New Jersey
[With]Judy Goffman American Paintings, New York
Montell USA Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, 1988
Cawley Family Collection (sold: Sotheby's, New York, November 28, 2007, lot 131)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale 


Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, Brandywine River Museum, Reflections of American History, June-September 1976
Washington, D.C., Capitol Building, Russell Rotunda, One Nation, Patriots and Pirates Portrayed by N.C. Wyeth and James Wyeth, January 2001, no. 41, illustrated p. 44


Brown & Bigelow, calendar illustration, 1944
Christine B. Podmaniczky, N.C. Wyeth: Catalogue RaisonnĂ© of Paintings, vol. II, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, 2008, no. C170, p. 694, illustrated

Catalogue Note

The present work was originally published by Keterlinus Lithograph Mfg. Company, possibly as a war bond poster (Fig. 1). It was then sold to Brown & Bigelow, manufacturers of calendars for businesses, who featured the image in a 1944 calendar.