Andrew Wyeth: the Helga pictures

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H.N. Abrams, 1987 - Art - 208 pages
Presents the more than 240 works from the collection of Leonard Andrews. These works center around one model, Helga Testorf, a neighbor in Chadds Ford, that Wyeth worked on in virtual secrecy for a a decade and a half.

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For 15 years, America's most popular living artist worked in secret with neighbor Helga Testorf as model. The resultsome 240 pencil sketches, watercolors, drybrush, and temperas, concerned with Helga ... Read full review

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John Wilmerding is Christopher Binyon Sarofim ’ 86 Professor of American Art in the Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University. Hal Foster is Townsend Martin ‘ 17 Professor of Art and Archaeology and chairman of the department  at Princeton. Johanna Burton, Kevin Hatch, Suzanne Hudson, Alex Kitnick, Julia Robinson, and Diana Tuite have recently received their Ph.D. or are current doctoral candidates in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University.

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