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    NEWELL CONVERS WYETH (American, 1882-1945)
    The Return of the Four, All Around Magazine, pulp cover, December 1915
    Oil on canvas
    40 x 30 in.
    Signed indistinctly

    This rare pulp painting by Wyeth was originally published as the cover illustration for "The Return of the Four" by Edwin Bliss, All Around Magazine, December, 1915.

    The painting was reproduced as catalog no. 872 in N.C. Wyeth, Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Brandywine River Museum, 2008.

    PROVENANCE:
    Graham Gallery, New York;
    Private Collection.

    EXHIBITED:
    Graham Gallery, New York.


    Condition Report*: Re-lined wax canvas; scattered areas of inpainting along the upper left edge and corner; scattered areas of inpainting along bottom edge and left and right corners; otherwise in good condition. Framed to an overall size of 45.5 x 35.5 x 2 inches
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    4th-6th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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