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ANDREW WYETH | Open Water

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150,000 - 250,000 USD
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150,000 USD
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Description

  • Andrew Wyeth
  • Open Water
  • signed Andrew Wyeth (lower left)
  • watercolor and pencil on paper

Provenance

[With]Coe Kerr Gallery, New York
Private collection, Millneck, New York, 1977 (acquired from the above)
By descent to the present owner

Exhibited

Tokyo, Japan, Mitsukoshi Main Store; Sapporo, Japan, Mitsukoshi Sapporo Branch Store; Kobe, Japan, Mitsukoshi Kobe Branch Store, Andrew Wyeth, October-December 1978, n.p., illustrated

Literature

Amaury Saint-Gilles, "Art: People and Places," Mainichi Daily News, October 28, 1978, n.p.

Catalogue Note

Open Water depicts an area below the lower dam outside Andrew and Betsy James Wyeth's home in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. The large buttonwood tree at the right extends over the falls which leads to the Wyeth family's mill. 

This watercolor will be included in Betsy James Wyeth's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work.
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