Andrew Wyeth: Autobiography Setting & Symbolism

Thomas Hoving
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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

Wyeth's home in Pennsylvania and the source for at least half of his paintings throughout his life. He came to know the geography of the area extremely well.

Cushing, Maine

Wyeth's home in Maine, and also the subject of many of his paintings.

The Olson House

Wyeth painted no other building more than the Olson House, painting every one of its rooms.

The Kuerner's Farm

Another common subject of Wyeth's paintings, the farm of Karl Kuener.

The Atlantic Ocean

When he was in Maine, Wyeth periodically painted scenes that contained the ocean.

Fields

Wyeth was particularly fond of painting fields, though he struggled to keep them from looking like book illustrations.

Bleak Colors

Wyeth was well-known for his use of bleak colors.

Barns

Wyeth frequently painted barns.

Wyeth's Mill

Wyeth and his wife restored an 18th century Mill on their property and Wyeth often painted...

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