Thursday, August 12, 2010

The Wyeth's of Maine.


Three Generations of Artist's
This is the man who started it all N.C. Wyeth .


Born 1882 in Needham Mass. His Mother was a Swiss Immigrant.
He went to Art school in Boston, studied Drafting, His Prof. Richard Anderson urged him to become an Illustrator. He studied with Pape, Reed and Noyes. In 1902 he went to study with Howard Pyle school of Art.



































Andrew Wyeth Died Jan. 2009.


No one can replace his art. It was a terrible loss to this world.







Andrew Wyeth married betsy Jones ,they had two sons Nicholas born 1943 and Jamie 1946 Nicholas is an Art Dealer. I'd say he had the background for it.
























































































Christina's world. The house is in Cushing a village about 30 minutes away from me.

Christina Olson was 55 years old here.

Wyeth changed the lay of the land in the painting.

Christina was Paralyzed on her lower body.





There was a time in my life years ago, when I thought I wouldn't make it .
It was a very rough time. Thanks to the Painting " Christina's world "
that gave me the strength to over come my situation.

It was a hard climb up.

The house is on the Natl. Historic places.






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