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N. C. Wyeth

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Newell Convers Wyeth (October 22, 1882 - October 19, 1945) was an American artist and illustrator.

Born in Needham, Massachusetts, he studied under Howard Pyle. His first published work appeared on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post in 1903.

In 1911 he painted a series of illustrations for an edition of the book, Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson. He also illustrated editions of The Yearling, Robinson Crusoe, The Last of the Mohicans, and Robin Hood.

Wyeth was father of artist Andrew Wyeth and artist Henriette Wyeth who married his protege Peter Hurd, and grandfather of Jamie Wyeth who is also an artist.

He died in an automobile accident along with his grandson in his home of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania in 1945.

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