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Andrew Wyeth

(1917—2009)

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Louisine Havemeyer

Louisine Havemeyer  

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(1855–1929).Art collector and patron. Also a suffragist. With her husband, Henry O. Havemeyer (1847–1907), also a collector and patron as well as a businessman, she amassed a stellar collection of ...
magic realism

magic realism  

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A term coined by Franz Roh (1925), to describe tendencies in the work of certain German artists of the neue Sachlichkeit (new objectivity), characterized by clear, cool, static, thinly‐painted, ...
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Peter Hurd  

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(1904–84).Painter and printmaker. Known for depictions of life in the Southwest and for portraits, he shared with other regionalists in the American Scene movement an interest in recording the ...
popular prints

popular prints  

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A term used in the context of 20th-century culture to describe mass-produced and mass-marketed coloured reproductions that are generally bought as items of furnishing by people who otherwise ...
Regionalism

Regionalism  

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A movement in American art, dating from the 1930s and 1940s, which concentrated on the depiction of scenes and types from the American West and Deep South. Its concern was to develop specifically ...
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A method of painting with pigments dispersed in an emulsion miscible with water, typically egg yolk. The method was used in Europe for fine painting, mainly on wood panels, from the 12th or early ...
Wyeth, Andrew

Wyeth, Andrew (12 July 1917)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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(b Chadds Ford, PA, 12 July 1917; d Chadds Ford, 16 Jan 2009),

painter.

Wyeth, Andrew Newell

Wyeth, Andrew Newell (1917–2009)   Quick reference

World Encyclopedia

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Popular with the public, he worked mainly in a realist style. His best-known painting is Christina's World (1948).

Wyeth, Andrew

Wyeth, Andrew (12 July 1917)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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(b Chadds Ford, Pa., 12 July 1917; d Chadds Ford, 12 Jan. 2009).

American painter, son and

Wyeth, Andrew

Wyeth, Andrew (1917–2009)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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(1917–2009).

American painter, son of Newell Convers Wyeth (1882–1945), a highly successful illustrator of children's books.

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