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    Andrew-Wyeth one of the best-known of the 20th century. He is sometimes referred to as the "Painter of the People" due to his reputation with the American public. Wyeth's favorite subject is the land and inhabitants around his hometown of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and those near his summer home in Cushing, Maine. His most famous work, and one of the most well-known images in 20th century American art, is Christina's World (1948), in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.



Personal Details



Place of birth

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania,United States

Date of Birth

July 12, 1917

Date of Death

January 16, 2009 (aged 91)






American realist painter


Long Limb, Tempera, 1999, by Andrew Wyeth.


    Andrew Wyeth is the son of Newell Convers Wyeth, a famous American illustrator and artist. The youngest of five children, Andrew Wyeth was home-tutored and learned art from his father. In 1937 at age twenty, Wyeth had his first one-man exhibition of watercolors at Macbeth Gallery in New York City. The entire record of paintings quickly sold out, and Wyeth's career was launched.

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