Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Newell Convers Wyeth (American, 1882-1945)
    "I Thank Him for the Knowledge That- I Shall Not Tell!!...And, Perhaps,...I Shall Not Wholly Die...Perhaps", 1910
    Oil en grisaille on canvas
    28-1/4 x 42 inches (71.8 x 106.7 cm)
    Signed and dated upper right: NC Wyeth / 10

    Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, Delaware;
    Private collection, Rhode Island;
    Heritage Auctions, Dallas, October 26, 2013, lot 78171;
    Private collection, acquired from the above.

    Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, September 1999.

    E.M. Rhodes, The Line of Least Resistance, Saturday Evening Post 183, no. 10 (September 1910), p. 23, illustrated;
    D. Allen and D. Allen Jr., N.C. Wyeth, The Collected Paintings, Illustrations and Murals, New York, 1972, p. 273;
    C.B. Podmaniczky, N.C. Wyeth: Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, vol. I, London, 2008, p. 214, no. I.315 (1323), illustrated.

    More information about Newell Convers Wyeth, also known as Wyeth, Newell Convers, Newell Convers Wyeth, Wyeth, N. C., N.C. Wyeth.

    Condition Report*: Lined canvas; consolidated craquelure throughout; inpaint throughout the edges of the canvas and scattered spots throughout the background; in-paint to the signature, only affecting the 'NC'; minor surface dust.
    Framed Dimensions 34 X 48 Inches
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2020
    1st Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,125

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold on Jul 1, 2020 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 32 days left to consign to the 2021 June 11 Ethnographic Art American Indian, Pre-Columbian and Tribal Art Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    You were more than willing to hold my hand through the process and we had satisfactory results. Should I ever decide to auction any other pieces, I will be certain to contact you again.
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search