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Property from the Estate of William D. Weiss, Wyoming

N.C. Wyeth

"Don't let me fall," she begged

Auction Closed

November 15, 10:48 PM GMT


400,000 - 600,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from the Estate of William D. Weiss, Wyoming

N.C. Wyeth

1882 - 1945

"Don't let me fall," she begged

signed N.C. Wyeth (upper left)

oil on canvas

40 ¼ by 30 ¼ in.

102.2 by 76.8 cm.

Executed in 1921. 

The artist
Wyeth Family
Private Collection, Greenwich, Connecticut (acquired by 1972)
[with] Hammer Galleries, New York (acquired by 1996)
[with] Barney Wyckoff Gallery, Aspen, Colorado
Acquired from the above in 1996 by the present owner
Herbert Quick, "Vandemark's Folly," Ladies' Home Journal, vol. 38, 1921, no. 11, p. 21, illustrated
Herbert Quick, Vandemark's Folly, Indianapolis, 1922, p. 191, illustrated
Richard Layton, Inventory of Paintings in the Wyeth Studio, 1950 [unpublished Wyeth Family archives], no. 69
Douglas Allen & Douglas Allen, Jr., N.C. Wyeth, The Collected Paintings, Illustrations and Murals, New York, 1972, pp. 235, 262
John Chambless, "N.C. Wyeth: New Exhibit Looks at Rarely Seen Works," Daily Local News, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1995, p. D1, illustrated
Christine B. Podmaniczky, N.C. Wyeth Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, vol. I, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, 2008, no. 883, p. 430, illustrated

New York, Hammer Galleries, The Wyeths, N.C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, James Wyeth, 1995, no. 21, illustrated on cover

Greenville, Delaware, Somerville Manning Gallery, Wyeth, 1995, illustrated on the cover

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, Brandywine Museum of Art (on loan)