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In 1930, the Wyeth family started spending summers in Port Clyde, Maine, where painter and illustrator N. C. Wyeth, father of the artist, purchased a home and christened it “Eight Bells,” in honor of Winslow Homer’s painting of the same name (1886, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover,...

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Inscription

Lower right: Andrew Wyeth; Reverse: Sandspit

Provenance

1953, the artist. Mrs. Lillian Oakley (Mrs. Marcus) Beebe; 1973, bequest of Lillian Oakley Beebe to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 9, 1973)

Credit Line

Bequest of Lillian Oakley Beebe

Copyright

© Andrew Wyeth

1953

Accession Number

1973.226

Medium or Technique

Egg tempera on Masonite

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