ANDREW WYETH (1917-2009)
signed 'Andrew Wyeth' (lower right)
watercolor on paper
14 ¾ x 22 ⅞ in. (37.5 x 58.1 cm.)
Executed in 1938.
Private collection, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, 1939.
Sale: Fine Arts Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1983.
[With]Newman Galleries, Philadelphia and Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, by 1984.
Jay Remer, West Chester, Pennsylvania.
Private collection, Delaware.
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, Newman Galleries, Andrew Wyeth and the Wyeth Family, October 1965.
This work will be included in Betsy James Wyeth's forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work.
Pirates' Chest belongs to a series of watercolors of pirate subjects that the artist created from his imagination following a trip to South Carolina.
Please note this lot is the property of a private collector.
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