2 December 2009
Jamie Wyeth (b. 1946)
A Couple of Chairs Sitting Around the Coast of Maine
signed 'J. Wyeth' (lower right)
acrylic and watercolor on paper laid down on foamcore
23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm.)
Painted in 1982.
Daniel B. Grossman, New York.
Private collection, acquired from the above, 1982.
By descent to the present owner.
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Coe Kerr Gallery, Jamie Wyeth in Alaska, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1983, n.p., illustrated.
Anchorage, Alaska, Artique, Ltd., Jamie Wyeth in Alaska, March 11-April 11, 1983.
This work is included in the database of the artist's work being compiled by the Wyeth Center at the William A. Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, Maine.
Seven great mentor and mentee pairings in the story of art, from Dürer and Baldung to Man Ray and Lee Miller. Illustrated with works offered at Christie’s
During the first half of the 20th century — the golden age of American illustration — artists such as Rockwell and Wyeth helped to define a nation's identity