N.C. WYETH (1882-1945)
Don, Pointer Dog190217 1/4 x 22 1/4 in. oil on canvas board
DescriptionN.C. Wyeth is regarded as a father of American Illustration, and his prolific career was marked by artworks with distinctive personality and majestic storytelling. In Don, Pointer Dog (1902), the artist brings his sense of majesty to a personal context. Wyeth was twenty years old when he painted the charming canine portrait, a special commission for a family he met in Massachusetts while on a walking trip with his brothers.