Andrew Wythe. Christina's World.  This painting always caught my eye.  I later found that it was of Wythe's neighor Christina who had polio.

A classroom in HS had this painting and I have loved it ever since! WYETH, Andrew Christina's World 1948 Tempera 32 x 47 in. The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Andrew Wyeth lived in my hometown when I was young.  We had several Wyeth prints in our home.  Betsy Wyeth (wife) used to stop by my parents antique store - 13 Colonies Village Store - on Rt. 1.  She even signed a Wyeth art book my Mom had.  Always have loved his work.

Andrew Wyeth lived in my hometown when I was young. We had several Wyeth prints in our home. Betsy Wyeth (wife) used to stop by my parents antique store - 13 Colonies Village Store - on Rt. She even signed a Wyeth art book my Mom had.

Andrew Wyeth: "Looking Out, Looking In" New Show opening at the National Gallery, Washington D.C. this Friday, May 2, 2014.

"Frostbitten" by Andrew Wyeth. 1962 watercolor on paper. In private collection but on loan to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, as part of their Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In exhibition.

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Andrew Wyeth 'Nogeeshik' 1972 tempera on panel~Portrait of an American Indian / Native American.

Andrew Wyeth "Anna Kuerner"  Tempera on panel  Time spent with Andrew Wyeth was…

In direct contrast with Sargent, Wyeth painted portraits of people in his part of the world-- people that were hard, lived-in, without any pretension. Andrew Wyeth “Anna Kuerner” Tempera on panel Time spent with .

Sycamore – Andrew Wyeth 1982 - goodness - Andrew is a rock star

Andrew Wyeth "I'm a secretive bastard. I would never let anybody watch me painting. it would be like somebody watching you have sex - painting is that personal to me.

Christina's World by Andrew Wyeth, 1948... Every time I go to the MOMA this grabs me. Creepy.

Christina’s World by Andrew Wyeth

Andrew Wyeth's "James Loper", 1952    "He's one of the people I grew up with in Chadd's Ford. His belt was a horse's harness, and his shoes were cut out to get air. Here he is with that scythe staring off into the distance like the silent film star John Gilbert." - Andrew Wyeth

Andrew Wyeth's "James Loper", 1952 "He's one of the people I grew up with in…

Dead of Winter, foto de Dean Ducas inspirada en el trabajo de Andrew Wyeth.  "I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape - the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn't show." Andrew Wyeth.

Dead of Winter, foto de Dean Ducas inspirada en el trabajo de Andrew Wyeth. "I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure o.

Olson House by Andrew Wyeth where also Christina's world was painted in this vicinity.

Andrew Wyeth Olson House by Andrew Wyeth where also Christina's world was painted in this vicinity.

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