Title

Article about Newell Convers (N. C.) Wyeth (1822-1945), who was 43-years-old an

Authors

Stephen May

Source

Down East

Date

11-1-1995

Pages

60-63, 70, 60-63-70, 79-81

Abstract

Article about Newell Convers (N. C.) Wyeth (1822-1945), who was 43-years-old and America's leading illustrator in 1925, when he decided try his hand as a serious artists. He then spent a decade exploring a variety of styles, producing canvases depicting family, neighbors, and landscapes around Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and Port Clyde, Maine, his two favorite places, but drew little public or critical attention. In the late 1930s, financial circumstances forced him to return to illustrating. N. C. Wyeth and a young grandson died in October 1945, when his automobile was struck by a train near Chadds Ford.

Subjects

Artists, Wyeth, N C

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