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Obit: Andrew Wyeth

Friday, January 16th, 2009

OBITUARY

Hugely popular painter Andrew Wyeth dies at 91

 

 Andrew Wyeth

 

Wyeth’s watercolor and tempera landscapes and portraits made him one of America’s best loved artists. He remained a figurative painter who prospered even in times when the genre was deemed passe.

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By Valerie J. Nelson and Myrna Oliver
Los Angeles Times
January 16, 2009

 

Andrew Wyeth, whose realistic yet often melancholy paintings of rural Pennsylvania and Maine made him one of America’s most popular living artists, and whose 1948 landscape “Christina’s World” was one of the 20th century’s most famous artworks, died Friday. He was 91.    (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)

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