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Andrew Wyeth

 (1917 - 2009)
Andrew Newell Wyeth was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Maine.  Andrew Wyeth is known for Figure, portrait, landscape and genre painting.

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A painter of landscape and figure subjects in Pennsylvania and Maine, Andrew Wyeth became one of the best-known American painters of the 20th century. His style is both realistic and abstract, and he works primarily in tempera and watercolor, often using the drybrush technique.

He is the son of Newell Convers and Carolyn Bockius Wyeth of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and was home-schooled because of delicate health. His art instruction came from his famous-illustrator father, who preached the tying of painting to life--to mood and to essences and to capturing the subtleties of changing light and shadows.

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