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    Andrew Newell Wyeth (American, 1917-2009)
    Rough Pasture, 1939
    Watercolor on paper
    21-3/4 x 29-3/4 inches (55.2 x 75.6 cm) (sheet)
    Signed lower right: Andrew Wyeth

    PROVENANCE:
    Macbeth Gallery, New York;
    Private collection, New York, acquired from the above, 1939;
    Coe Kerr Gallery, New York;
    Private collection, Miami, Florida, acquired from the above, 1973;
    Sotheby's, New York, August 1977;
    Harrison Investment Corporation;
    Transco Energy Company, Houston, Texas;
    Sotheby's, New York, December 3, 1992, lot 74;
    Private collection, Metairie, Louisiana, acquired from the above;
    Private collection;
    Private collection, Washington, D.C., acquired circa 2006.

    EXHIBITED:
    Macbeth Gallery, New York, "Second Exhibition of Watercolors by Andrew Wyeth," October 10-30, 1939;
    Andrew Crispo Gallery, New York, "Ten Americans: Masters of Watercolor," May 16-June 30, 1974;
    Kennedy Galleries, New York, "The American Tradition of Realism, Part II: Paintings and Sculpture of the 20th Century," April 5-May 7, 1983;
    Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, North Carolina, "Contemplating the American Watercolor: Selections from Transco Energy Company Collection, Houston, Texas," February 24-April 7, 1991.

    LITERATURE:
    Andrew Crispo Gallery, Ten Americans: Masters of Watercolor, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1974;
    Kennedy Galleries, The American Tradition of Realism, Part II: Paintings and Sculpture of the 20th Century, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1983;
    Fayetteville Museum of Art, Contemplating the American Watercolor: Selections from Transco Energy Company Collection, Houston, Texas, exhibition catalogue, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1991.

    Rough Pasture depicts the Chadwick house on Glenmere Road on the way to Ridge Church in Glenmere, Maine.

    We are grateful for the generous assistance of Mary Adam Landa, Wyeth Collection Manager, The Office of Andrew Wyeth LLC, for providing valuable information from the Wyeth archives, indispensable to the cataloguing of this lot, which will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné of the artist's work.




    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
    Framed Dimensions 31 X 39 Inches
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