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Andrew Wyeth

Bone White Study

Lot Closed

March 17, 05:40 PM GMT


25,000 - 35,000 USD

Lot Details


Andrew Wyeth

1917 - 2009

Bone White Study

inscribed For Chester Davis and signed A. Wyeth (lower right)

pencil on paper

13 3/4 by 16 1/2 in.

34.9 by 41.9 cm.

Executed in 1978.

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

Chester Davis, Port Clyde, Maine (a gift from the artist in 1978)

Private Collection, New York

Acquired by descent from the above by the present owner

The present work is a study for a larger watercolor entitled Bone White from 1978. The present work depicts an overturned dory along the Maine shore. The final version of Bone White was sold at Sotheby's in 2007 and is currently in a private collection.