Artwork Title: Wood Stove - Artist Name: Andrew WyethArtwork Title: Wood Stove - Artist Name: Andrew Wyeth

Wood Stove, 1962

Andrew Wyeth

Artwork Title: Wood Stove - Artist Name: Andrew WyethArtwork Title: Wood Stove - Artist Name: Andrew WyethArtwork Title: Wood Stove - Artist Name: Andrew Wyeth
Andrew Wyeth is a storyteller. A single painting has a story (and it can be a non-figurative painting, although it looks figurative, because he paints his thoughts and feelings into the objects he apparently depicts). One painting may be considered as a small part of a large story. The painting: “Wood Stove” was made in the Olson house in Maine, where he has painted several hundred paintings and studies during the years, including the famous “Christina’s World." Wyeth paints in both egg tempera and watercolor. His egg tempera technique is very detailed with rendering of tiny elements as for example the grass field in “Christina’s World”. It is the egg tempera technique, a technique where an initial wash is covered with the structure of woven dots and lines in different related or opposite colors, which is reflected in the watercolor drybrush technique. In an interview Andrew Wyeth said to Thomas Hoving: I work in drybrush... (http://www.petervnielsen.dk/Drybrush_Andrew_Wyeth.shtml)

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