One of my favorite areas of the country. Pin, pin, pin away...I did!
Andrew Wyeth~(July 12, 1917~January 16, 2009) Andrew Wyeth died at the age of 91. He was an American artist. The Wyeth family story (N.C. Wyeth~his father, Andrew Wyeth, and Jamie Wyeth~his son) is told in James H. Duff's "An American Vision: Three Generations of Wyeth Art" He was also the brother of artists Henrietta Wyeth Hurd and Carolyn Wyeth. Uncle to artist Michael Hurd.
One of the early revivalists of the old farmhouse tradition was R. Brognard Okie, whose 1921 Hillendale Farm near Fairview expanded the original 19th-century stuccoed house (at left) with a picturesque ramble of stepped-down early 20th-century stone additions (on the right). Brandywine Valley, PA ... what a gorgeous home! Photos by James C. Massey & Shirley Maxwell.
James Browning Wyeth (pictured with his father, Andrew Wyeth) (born 1946) is a contemporary American realist painter. He is artistic heir to the Brandywine School tradition, painters who worked in the rural Brandywine River area of Delaware and Pennsylvania, portraying its people, animals and landscape.