Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009)
Lily Pads
signed twice 'Andrew Wyeth/AW' (lower right)
watercolor and pencil on paper
12 x 18 in. (30.5 x 45.7 cm.)
Executed in 1954.
The artist.
Nancy Bockius Scott, Amherst, Massachusetts, aunt of the above.
Private collection, Allouez, Wisconsin, by descent.
Christie's, New York, 30 November 2011, lot 88, sold by the above.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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This work will be included in Betsy James Wyeth’s forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist’s work.

The present example depicts lily pads growing on the surface of a neighboring slough near the artist's home in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.

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