ANDREW NEWELL WYETH (American, 1917-2009) MANUSCRIPT TWO PAGE AUTOGRAPHED LETTER AND ORIGINAL SKETCH.
Ink on paper Unframed An original signed letter from Andrew Wyeth to Mr. Fisher dated Dec 8 1946 from Chadds Ford PA. In the letter, the artist described the subject he has chosen for the British history series. He enclosed with the letter a sketch of the ship Vanguard to which he inscribes “Where Nelson is standing on his ship the Vanguard in my painting.” SIZE: 10-1/2″ x 7-1/4″ PROVENANCE: Jenkins & Company, Texas, c. 1980 (Americana Specialists); Glenn Crain, Texas Private Collector; Randall House Books, Santa Barbara, CA ABAA; Doe Run Valley Books, Chadds Ford, PA CONDITION: Very good, the letter has two punch holes along top 51987-2 (6,000-10,000) – Lot 1052
Auction: Fine Art, Asian & Antiques Auction - August 2017
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