N.C. Wyeth: Painter

  • N.C. Wyeth, Portrait of a Young Artist, 1936, oil on canvas, 32 x 40 1/4 inches, museum purchase, 1963.1285
  • N.C. Wyeth (1882-1945), Herring!, ca. 1935, oil on canvas, 48 1/8 x 52 1/8”.  Collection of Phyllis and Jamie Wyeth
  • N.C. Wyeth (1882-1945), Portrait of Ann Reading, ca. 1930, oil on canvas, 48 ¼ x 52 3/16”.  Collection of Phyllis and Jamie Wyeth
  • N.C. Wyeth, Bright and Fair - Eight Bells, 1936, oil on canvas, museum purchase, 1989
May 21, 2016 - December 31, 2016
Wyeth Center

This exhibition features several large landscape, seascape, and figural paintings made by famed American illustrator N.C. Wyeth.  Known primarily for his book and magazine illustrations, N.C. was also eager to demonstrate his ability as a painter whose skills went beyond the requirements of adhering to the narratives for which his illustrations were commissioned, and his talents are on display in this show.

Sponsors include Richard Gilder and Lois Chiles, Mr. and Mrs. George Twigg III. Community Partners include Maritime Energy
T
he exclusive media sponsor of the exhibition is Maine Home + Design