Three Generations of Wyeth Art

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Three Generations of Wyeth Art

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November 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Generations of Art

Three generations of Wyeth artists have lived and painted in the Brandywine Valley, starting with N. C. Wyeth, known for his dynamic illustrations for classics such as Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, and continuing with his daughters, Henriette and Carolyn Wyeth, and son, Andrew Wyeth. The third generation of this creative family includes N. C. Wyeth’s grandson, Jamie Wyeth. Although each family member has a distinct style, these artists share a commitment to painting subjects they know well. This lecture will give an overview of the art and inspirations of this talented family.

About the Instructor: Mary Cronin

Mary Cronin is the dean of education and public programs at Brandywine River Museum of Art in Chadds Ford, Pa. At the museum, she develops and leads programs for visitors of all ages. Mary has a B.A. in art history from Swarthmore College and an M.A.T. in museum education from The George Washington University.

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Date:
November 5
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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