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Ahoy! Pirate Adventure Day Is Almost Here

Friday, November 6, 2015

At the Brandywine River Museum of Art, there are few things we love quite the way we love pirates. The subjects of some of N.C. Wyeth’s most famous paintings, pirates are a special and exciting part of our history and we look forward to celebrating them every fall.

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Serendipity

Friday, September 18, 2015

Sometimes you come across something and all the puzzle pieces come together. Years ago, when compiling the complete catalogue of N. C. Wyeth’s work, I studied a painting titled The Lovers...

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First Signs of War

Friday, September 4, 2015

For a few months now, I’ve been fascinated with how World War I influenced the work of both N. C. Wyeth and Andrew Wyeth. Not too long ago, I visited a private collection to look closely at an extraordinary painting by N. C. Wyeth that raises interesting issues faced by many illustrators during...

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Bringing “Natural Selections” Together

Friday, August 28, 2015

It is late July. An exciting shipment of watercolor paintings by Andrew Wyeth, being lent from the Wyeth Center in Rockland, Maine, have just arrived. The excitement stems from the fact that the works are from Mrs. Andrew Wyeth’s private collection at the Center and seldom leave Maine. They have rarely been shown in Chadds Ford.

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