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Corner of the Woods

"Corner of the Woods" shows Betsy James Wyeth, the artist's wife, seated at the foot of an enormous American beech tree in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, where Wyeth was born and lived his entire life except for the summers he spent in Maine. The huge tree trunk fills over half the painting, while...

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Inscription

Lower left: Andrew Wyeth; Reverse: TITLE/CORNER OF THE WOODS

Provenance

The artist; with M. Knoedler & Co., New York; to William A. Coolidge, 1954; to MFA, 1993, bequest of William A. Coolidge.

Credit Line

Bequest of William A. Coolidge

Copyright

© Andrew Wyeth

1954

Accession Number

1993.47

Medium or Technique

Egg tempera on Masonite

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