FAQs Smithsonian World: The Wyeths

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Contents: GENERAL, N.C. WYETH, ANDREW WYETH, JAMES WYETH

Suggested References

Compiled by the Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania for the catalog of An American Vision: Three Generations of Wyeth Art.

GENERAL

Brandywine River Museum. The Brandywine Heritage: Howard Pyle, N.C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, James Wyeth. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine River Museum, 1971. Exhibition catalog, with an introduction by Richard McLanathan.

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. Famous Families in American Art. Dallas, TX: Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1960. Exhibition catalog, with text by J. Bywaters.

Delaware Art Museum. Brandywine Tradition Artists. New York: Great American Editions, 1971. Exhibition catalog, with an introduction by Rowland Elzea.

Delaware Art Museum. Howard Pyle: Diversity in Depth. Wilmington, DE: Delaware Art Museum, 1973. Exhibition catalog.

Elzea, Rowland. Howard Pyle. New York: Bantam Books, Inc., 1975.

Elzea, Rowland, and Elizabeth H. Hawkes, eds. A Small School of Art: The Students of Howard Pyle. Wilmington, DE: Delaware Art Museum, 1980. Exhibition catalog.

Horgan, Paul. Henriette Wyeth. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine River Museum, 1980. Exhibition catalog.

Hyland, Douglas. Howard Pyle and the Wyeths: Four Generations of American Imagination. Memphis, TN: Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, 1983. Exhibition catalog, with an essay by Howard P. Brokaw.

Meyer, Susan E. "Three Generations of the Wyeth Family." American Artist 39 (February 1975): 35-75, 78-89.

Pitz, Henry C. The Brandywine Tradition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1969.

______. Howard Pyle: Writer, Illustrator, Founder of the Brandywine School. New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1975.

Wyeth, Betsy James. The Stray. Drawings by Jamie Wyeth. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1979.

Wyeth, Carolyn. Carolyn Wyeth, Artist. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine River Museum, 1979. Exhibition catalog, with an introduction by Richard Meryman.

N.C. WYETH

Allen, Douglas, and Douglas Allen, Jr. N.C. Wyeth: The Collected Paintings, Illustrations, and Murals. New York: Crown, 1972.

Brandywine River Museum. Newell Convers Wyeth, 1882-1945. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine River Museum, 1972. Exhibition catalog, with an introduction by Lincoln Kirstein.

______. Not for Publication: Landscapes, Still Lifes, and Portraits. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine River Museum, 1982. Exhibition catalog, with an essay by James H. Duff.

Duff, James H. The Western World of N.C. Wyeth. Cody, NY: Buffalo Bill Historical Center, 1980. Exhibition catalog, with an essay by James H. Duff.

Meyer, Susan E. America's Great Illustrators. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1978.

William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum. An Exhibition of Paintings from the World of N.C. Wyeth. Rockland, ME: William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, 1966. Exhibition catalog.

______. N.C. Wyeth in Maine: A Centenary Exhibition. Rockland, ME: William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, 1982. Exhibition catalog, with an essay by Christine B. Podmaniczky.

William Penn Memorial Museum. N.C. Wyeth and the Brandywine Tradition. Harrisburg, PA: William Penn Memorial Museum, 1965. Exhibition catalog.

Wyeth, Betsy James, ed. The Wyeths: The Letters of N.C. Wyeth. Boston: Gambit, 1971.

ANDREW WYETH

"Andy's World." Time 82, no. 26 (December 27, 1963): 44-52.

Arizona University Art Gallery, Tucson. "Andrew Wyeth: Impressions for a Portrait ." 1963. Introduction by Paul Horgan. Reprinted in Ramparts II, no. 3 (November 1963): 69-84. Exhibition catalog.

Barol, Bill. "Andrew Wyeth's Secret Obsession." Newsweek (August 18, 1986): 48-54.

Buffalo Fine Arts Academy. Andrew Wyeth: Temperas, Watercolors and Drawings. Buffalo, NY: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1962. Exhibition catalog, with an introduction by Joseph Verner Reed.

Canton Art Institute. Andrew Wyeth: From Public and Private Collections. Canton, OH: Canton Art Institute, 1985. Exhibition catalog, with a foreword by John H. Surovek and an introduction by M. J. Albacete.

Corliss, Richard. "Andrew Wyeth's Stunning Secret." Time 128, no. 7 (August 18, 1986): 48-57.

Corn, Wanda M. The Art of Andrew Wyeth. Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society for the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, 1973. Exhibition catalog, with contributions by Brian O'Doherty, Richard Meryman and E. P. Richardson.

The Currier Gallery of Art and William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum. Paintings and Drawings by Andrew Wyeth. Manchester, NH: The Currier Gallery of Art and William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, 1951. Exhibition catalog, with an introduction by Samuel M. Green.

Fogg Art Museum. Andrew Wyeth: Dry Brush and Pencil Drawings. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, 1963. Exhibition catalog, with an introduction by Agnes Mongan.

Institute of Contemporary Arts. Symbolic Realism in American Painting, 1940-1950. London: The Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1950. Exhibition catalog, with an introduction by Lincoln Kirstein.

Knoedler, M. & Co. Exhibition of Paintings by Andrew Wyeth. New York: M. Knoedler & Co., 1953. Exhibition catalog, with an introduction by Robert G. McIntyre.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Eight American Masters of Watercolor: Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, Maurice Prendergast, John Marin, Arthur G. Dove, Charles Demuth, Charles E. Burchfield, Andrew Wyeth. Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1968. Exhibition catalog, with an introduction by Larry Curry.

Meryman, Richard. Andrew Wyeth. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1968.

______. "Andrew Wyeth." Life 58, no. 19 (May 14, 1965): 92-106.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Two Worlds of Andrew Wyeth: Kuerners and Olsons. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1976. Exhibition catalog, with foreword and introduction by Thomas Hoving.

Meyer, Susan E. "Editorial: Random Thoughts on the Most Famous Painter in America." American Artist 41 (February 1977): 6-7.

Mortenson, C. Walter. The Illustrations of Andrew Wyeth: A Checklist. West Chester, PA: Aralia Press, 1977.

Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale. Andrew Wyeth. Fort Lauderdale, FL: Museum of Art, 1983. Exhibition catalog, with an introduction by John H. Surovek.

Museum of Fine Arts. Andrew Wyeth. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1970. Exhibition catalog, with in introduction by David McCord.

The Museum of Modern Art. American Realists and Magic Realists. New York: Arno Press, 1943. Exhibition catalog, with a foreword by Dorothy C. Miller and an introduction by Lincoln Kirstein.

O'Doherty, Brian. "Andrew Wyeth." Show 5, no. 4 (May 1965): 46-55, 72-75.

______. "Wyeth and Emerson: Art as Analogy." Art and Artists 2, no. 12 (April 1967): 12-15.

Oklahoma Museum of Art. The Wonder of Andrew Wyeth. Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma Museum of Art, 1967.

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Andrew Wyeth: Temperas, Watercolors, Dry Brush, Drawings, 1928 into 1966. New York: Abercrombie and Fitch, Co., 1966. Text by E. P. Richardson.

Richardson, E.P. "Andrew Wyeth." Atlantic 213, no. 6 (June 1964): 62-71.

Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Andrew Wyeth. London: Royal Academy of Fine Arts, 1980. Exhibition catalog, with an essay by Marina Vaizey.

Schaire, Jeffrey. "The Unknown Andrew Wyeth." Art and Antiques (September 1985): 46-57.

Wyeth, Andrew. Wyeth at Kuerners. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1976.

Wyeth, Betsy James. Christina's World: Paintings and Pre-studies of Andrew Wyeth. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1982.

JAMES WYETH

Amaya, M. "Artist's Dialogue: A Conversation with Jamie Wyeth." Architectural Digest 38 (May 1981): 196.

Boer, Westin. "Jamie Wyeth at 38." North Shore Weekender (August 2, 1984).

Coe Kerr Gallery. James Wyeth, Recent Paintings. New York: Coe Kerr Gallery, 1974. Exhibition catalog, with an essay by Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr.

______. Jamie Wyeth, Recent Paintings. New York: Coe Kerr Gallery, 1977. Exhibition catalog, with an introduction by Warren Adelson.

______. Jamie Wyeth, Recent Works. New York: Coe Kerr Gallery, 1984. Exhibition catalog, with an introduction by R. Frederick Woolworth.

Doherty, M.S. "Jamie Wyeth's Studio Retreat." American Artist 45 (February 1981): 56-61.

Giffin, Marianne. "Island to Island: An Interview with Jamie Wyeth." The Inquirer and Mirror (August 2, 1984).

Holverson, John. "Jamie Wyeth: An American View." Views (Jan.-Feb. 1986): 8-16. Reprint. Horizon (July-August 1984).

Joslyn Art Museum. James Wyeth. Omaha, NE: Barnhart Press, 1975. Exhibition catalog, with an essay by Theodore E. Stebbins.

Knight, Carleton, III. "Jamie Wyeth--The Artist in His Environment." Historic Preservation 24, no. 1 (January-March 1972): 8-12. Reprint. Brandywine River Museum Antiques Show, pp. 12-15. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine River Museum, 1974. Exhibition catalog.

Ledger, Marshall. "Jamie's World." Philadelphia Magazine (September 1980): 130-37.

Lewis, Maggie. "Jamie Wyeth: The Artist is a Lonely Hunter." The Christian Science Monitor (November 3, 1981): B2.

Meyer, S. E. "James Wyeth." American Artist 39 (February 1975): 84-9.

Montgomery Gallery, Jamie Wyeth, Special Works. England: Chichester Press, Ltd., 1985. Exhibition catalog, with an introduction by Peter M. Fairbanks.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Jamie Wyeth. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1980. Exhibition catalog.

Portland Museum of Art. Jamie Wyeth: An American View. Portland, ME: Portland Museum of Art, 1984. Exhibition catalog, with an essay by Michael Preble.

Roddy, Joseph. "Another Wyeth: The Portrait Artist Is a Young Man." Look (April 2, 1968): 56-62.

Rollins, Thomas C. "Jamie Wyeth: An American View." The Columbian Record (September 13, 1984).

William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum. Jamie Wyeth: Oils, Watercolors, Drawings. Rockland, ME: Courier-Gazette, 1969. Exhibition catalog.

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