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Henriette Wyeth: The Artifice of Blue Light

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As one of the great women artists of the twentieth century, Henriette Wyeth (1907-1997) stood today at the head of the only true dynasty in American painting. Her father, the great N. C. Wyeth, taught Henriette her first lessons in form and light alongside her brother Andrew. Her husband, the artist Peter Hurd, contributed his own stock to this ongoing dynasty, opening the West to this illustrious family.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A. 1994 Hardcover 1st Edition New in New jacket Book. 9.25 x 11" New first edition, new jacket in mylar cover. "Mrs. Wyeth's paintings, from early oils ... executed in her student days to mature still-life and portrait canvases spanning the next six decades, enrich the ordinary and pay tribute to her shining intellect, palpable delight in life, and to a legacy of artistic influences that could not but prpel a disciple to genius. Pulitzer prize-winning author Paul Horgan, a longtime family friend, writes of the early life, artistic inspirations, and inner vision that have guided Henriette Wyeth in a lifetime of deeply personal artmaking." Read more Show Less

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1994 Hardcover New 0890132674. Flawless copy, brand new, pristine, never opened--Text in English. 110 pp. With 67 ills. (57 col. ). 29 x 24 cm.

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Overview

As one of the great women artists of the twentieth century, Henriette Wyeth (1907-1997) stood today at the head of the only true dynasty in American painting. Her father, the great N. C. Wyeth, taught Henriette her first lessons in form and light alongside her brother Andrew. Her husband, the artist Peter Hurd, contributed his own stock to this ongoing dynasty, opening the West to this illustrious family.

Here is the first book devoted to this painter, whose works hang in the permanent collections of New York's Metropolitan Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Smithsonian Institution, and other great collections worldwide.

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In 140 full-color illustrations, the game is seen by the likes of Andy Warhol, Currier and Ives, Red Grooms, Raoul Dufy, Thomas Eakins, Ben Shahn, Ralph Goings, Al Hirschfeld, Roy Lichtenstein, Joel Myerowitz, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Rauschenberg, and other notable American artists. 91/4x121/4 Hogan, a Wyeth family friend, writes of the early life, artistic inspirations, and inner vision that have guided this painter from the remarkable artistic family. Includes color paintings, b&w photos, and a list of the artist's works. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9780890132678
  • Publisher: Museum of New Mexico Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/1994
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 9.37 (w) x 11.08 (h) x 0.71 (d)

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