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N.C. Wyeth

[American Golden Age Illustrator, 1882-1945]

• Also known as:  Newell Convers Wyeth
• Relationships: Father of Andrew Wyeth and Henriette Wyeth.
Grandfather of Jamie Wyeth.
Father-in-law of Peter Hurd.
Studied under the great Brandywine illustrator Howard Pyle.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Children's Books.
• Browse all:  American artists  /  illustrators

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Original works by N.C. Wyeth available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteBrandywine River Museum, Pennsylvania
Siege of the Roundhouse, Kidnapped

Notable SiteBrandywine River Museum, Pennsylvania
Biography and online catalogue raisonné

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteFarnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
Cannibal Shore, 1930

Notable SiteFarnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
Information about the Wyeth Center at the Farnsworth Art Museum

Notable SiteNational Museum of American Illustration, Newport, Rhode Island

Amon Carter Museum, Texas
Franklin's Arrival in Philadelphia

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Untitled (Illustration for Fisk Cord Tires Advertisement), 1919

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
Rural Delivery, 1906
Bronco Buster, 1907

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
Blubber Island, Maine, 1938

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
How Many Millions One Can Only Guess, 1905

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Corn Harvest on the Brandywine, ca.1934

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Portland Museum of Art, Maine

Reading Public Museum, Pennsylvania
Buttonwood Farm

Reading Public Museum, Pennsylvania
Brief information about a 2004 exhibition

Rockwell Museum of Western Art, Corning, New York
"I Shall Never forget the sight. It was like a great green sea."

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

Woodmere Art Museum, Pennsylvania
Anthony and Mr. Bonnyfeather, ca.1934

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteN.C. Wyeth at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteN.C. Wyeth at The Athenaeum
8 works online

California State University WorldImages Database

Humanities Web

N.C. Wyeth at ImageNETion
13 works online

The History Project at U.C. Davis

University of Michigan Fine Art Slides
Illustration from Grace of the Dim Strain

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Miscellaneous Sites:
American Art Archives

Art Passions
Complete text of Robinson Crusoe, with Wyeth's illustrations.

ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive
Illustrations from Legends of Charlemagne

Children's Books Online: The Rosetta Project
The White Company, by Arthur Conan Doyle, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth

Fern Canyon Press
This site has the full text of both Treasure Island and Robinson Crusoe online, along with Wyeth's illustrations (complete?). Wow! There are a couple more works by Wyeth scattered throughout the site.

Wyeth's illustrations for The Boy's King Arthur

Jean-Claude Claeys Home Page (in French)  

The Internet Sacred Text Archive
Complete reproduction of Robin Hood and His Adventures, with illustrations by N.C. Wyeth
(Click "Illustrations" for quick access to Wyeth's art)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on N.C. Wyeth  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
"N.C. Wyeth's Home Reopens" (2005)

Biographies of Notable American Unitarians

Bud Plant Illustrated Books
Biography with sample images

Resource Library Magazine
Wyeth at the Brandywine River Museum

Resource Library Magazine
Wondrous Strange exhibition at the Wyeth Center

Resource Library Magazine
Gunfight, 1916

Resource Library Magazine
N.C. Wyeth: Precious Time

Resource Library Magazine
The Wild Spectacular Race for Dinner, 1904-05

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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N.C. Wyeth: A Biography

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Treasure Island

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Robinson Crusoe

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Robin Hood

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The Yearling

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The Mysterious Island

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David Balfour

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The White Company

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Michael Strogoff

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Robinson Crusoe:

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Visions of Adventure: N.C. Wyeth and the Brandywine Artists

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N.C. Wyeth's Pilgrims

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Rip Van Winkle

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The Last of the Mohicans

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The Black Arrow

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The Boy's King Arthur

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The Deerslayer

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The Scottish Chiefs

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Westward Ho!

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An American Vision: Three Generations of Wyeth Art

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The Wondrous Strange: The Wyeth Tradition

N.C. Wyeth: Robert Devereux, Second Earl of Essex


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