"The Return Of The Four, All Around Magazine Cover"   Lot no. 878

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By N.C. Wyeth 1882-1945

1915 (Estimated)
40.00" x 30.00", Framed 46.00" x 36.00"
Oil on Canvas
Signed Indistinctly

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All Around Magazine, Dec 1915. #872 in N.C. Wyeth Catalouge Raisonne 2008

This rare pulp painting by Wyeth was originally published as the cover illustration for "The Return of the Four" by Edwin Bliss, All Around Magazine, December, 1915.

The painting was reproduced as catalog no. 872 in N.C. Wyeth, Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Brandywine River Museum, 2008.

Notes: NEWELL CONVERS WYETH (American, 1882-1945) The Return of the Four, All Around Magazine, pulp cover, December 1915 Oil on canvas 40 x 30 in. Signed indistinctly This rare pulp painting by Wyeth was originally published as the cover illustration for "The Return of the Four" by Edwin Bliss, All Around Magazine, December, 1915. The painting was reproduced as catalog no. 872 in N.C. Wyeth, Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Brandywine River Museum, 2008. PROVENANCE: Graham Gallery, New York; Private Collection. EXHIBITED: Graham Gallery, New York.

Artist biographical notes: N. C. Wyeth produced over 300 illustrations for hundreds of articles, books, posters, and magazine covers. In 1911, he was accepted by Scribner's to illustrate such classics as "Treasure Island, " The Last of the Mohicans," and "Robin Hood." His work is characterized by a child's-eye view and feature characters in exacting detail, dramatized by long shadows. He was killed suddenly in 1945, when his car collided with on coming train. Of his painter-children, Andrew Wyeth is the most famous.


published:

JVJ Publishing, Jim Vadeboncoeur; The Vadeboncoeur Collection of Images, Palo Alto, CA. Issue#13, Fall 2014

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