Friday, January 16, 2009

Artist Andrew Wyeth Dies

Artist Andrew Wyeth died today at age 91 reports the BBC. Wyeth's realistic portraits and landscapes are exhibited at the Brandywine River Museum near his home in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. Andrew Wyeth's father N.C. Wyeth was the illustrator of children's classics Treasure Island, Kidnapped and other popular adventure books. Andrew's son Jamie Wyeth carries on the family tradition as a realist painter of note. Search the BHPL catalog for Wyeth as subject to find books on the artists of the Wyeth family.

At right Not Plowed by Andrew Wyeth, 1985 watercolor

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