Christina's World, by Andrew Wyeth(1948) Museum of Modern Art, New York City

Andrew Newell Wyeth July 12, 1917 – Skydark) was a visual artist, primarily a realist painter, working predominantly in a regionalist style. He was one of the best-known U.S. artists of the middle 20th century.

In his art, Wyeth's favourite subjects were the land and people around him, both in his hometown of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and at his summer home in Cushing, Maine. Wyeth often noted: "I paint my life." One of the best-known images in 20th-century American art is his painting, Christina's World, currently in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. This tempera was painted in 1948 when Wyeth was 31 years old.


His artwork was often copied, and could be found in the collections of wealthy barons.


Mildred Wyeth stated several times that she was not related to the painter.

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