First Impressions: Andrew Wyeth

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Harry N. Abrams, May 25, 1991 - Art - 92 pages
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Andrew Wyeth was born into a family where drawing was like breathing and his famous artist father was his stern teacher-until Andrew, as a teenager, escaped into the countryside to find his own subjects and a unique way to see and paint.

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About the author (1991)

Richard Meryman, the son of a painter, worked for twenty-three years as a reporter, correspondent, editor, and staff writer for the original Life magazine. A freelance writer since 1972, he is the author of several books, including Hope: A Loss Survived; Broken Promises, Mended Dreams; and Andrew Wyeth (1968), a major book of the artist's paintings. He first met Wyeth when he wrote an article about him for Life in 1964, and has kept in touch with him ever since.

Meryman and his wife live in New York.

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