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Wyeth, Newell Convers (N. C. Wyeth)

Born: 1882 AD
Died: 1945 AD, at 63 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Painters


1882- Born in Needham, Massachusetts

1903 - left Massachusetts at 21 to study art with the famous illustrator Howard Pyle

1917 - father of Andrew Wyeth

- had a resolutely naturalistic style which brought him come up with narrative painting and illustrations and became famous for it

- his major work was the illustrations of 25 juvenile classics

- also made Tom Sawyer, Treasure Island, and Robinson Crusoe-Charles Scribner’s Sons

1945- died in an automobile accident with accomplishments of more than 3,000 illustrations, numerous vast murals, and a great many still life and landscape painting


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