Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009)
Lifeboat House
signed 'Andrew Wyeth' (lower right)
watercolor and gouache on paper
21½ x 29½ in. (54.6 x 74.9 cm.)
Executed in 1954.
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York.
Private collection, Farmington, Connecticut, 1955, acquired from the above.
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brisk, New York, acquired from the above, 1955.
By descent to the present owner.
Tucson, Arizona, University of Arizona Art Gallery, Andrew Wyeth: An Exhibition of Watercolors, Temperas and Drawings, 1963, illustrated.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Baltimore, Maryland, Baltimore Museum of Art; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Chicago, Illinois, Art Institute of Chicago, Andrew Wyeth: Temperas, Watercolors, Dry Brush, Drawings 1938 into 1966, October 5, 1966-June 4, 1967, p. 50, no. 73.
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This work will be included in Betsy James Wyeth’s forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist’s work. The watercolor depicts the bell tower and boat shed at Marshall Point Lighthouse in Port Clyde, Maine.

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