Art/ Collection/ Art Object

A Crow Flew By

Artist:
Andrew Wyeth (American, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania 1917–2009 Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania)
Date:
1949–50
Medium:
Egg tempera on wood
Dimensions:
17 1/2 x 27 in. (44.5 x 68.6 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund, 1950
Accession Number:
50.46.2
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower right): Andrew Wyeth
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "20th Century Painters: A Special Exhibition of Oils, Water Colors and Drawings Selected from the Collections of American Art in the Metropolitan Museum," June 16–October 29, 1950, unnum. brochure (p. 13).

Utica, N. Y. Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute. "Contemporary American Realists," April 29–May 20, 1951 (checklist).

Manchester, N.H. Currier Gallery of Art. "Paintings and Drawings by Andrew Wyeth," July 7–August 4, 1951.

Rockland, Me. William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum. "Paintings and Drawings by Andrew Wyeth," August 10–September 8, 1951.

New York. Wildenstein Galleries. "Loan Exhibition of Seventy XX Century American Paintings," February 21–March 22, 1952, no. 70.

Hempstead, N. Y. Hofstra College. "Metropolitan Museum Masterpieces," June 26–September 1, 1952, brochure no. 56.

Montclair Art Museum. "Artist Families," February 8–March 1, 1953, no catalogue.

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. "Six Centuries of Headdress," April 3–May 1, 1955, no. 59.

Ogunquit Museum of American Art. "3rd Annual Exhibition," July 1–September 11, 1955.

The Birmingham Museum of Art. "The Philadelphia Tradition," December 1–29, 1957.

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. "Famous Paintings and Famous Painters," October 4–November 2, 1958, no. 16.

Washington, D. C. Corcoran Gallery of Art. "The American Muse: Parallel Trends in Literature and Art," April 4–May 17, 1959, no. 95.

Cambridge, Mass. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Charles Hayden Memorial Library. "Andrew Wyeth: A Retrospective of Temperas and Watercolors," November 7–December 5, 1960.

Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Albright-Knox Art Gallery. "Andrew Wyeth: Temperas, Water Colors and Drawings," November 2–December 9, 1962, no. 12.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Three Centuries of American Painting," April 9–October 17, 1965, unnum. checklist.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "American Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors from the Museum's Collections," October 1–December 7, 1969.

Osaka. Japan World Exposition. "Images of America: American Painting," March 1–September 30, 1970, not in catalogue.

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "Great American Paintings from the Boston and Metropolitan Museums," November 30, 1970–January 10, 1971, no. 90.

Saint Louis, Mo. City Art Museum. "Great American Paintings from the Boston and Metropolitan Museums," January 28–March 7, 1971, no. 90.

Seattle Art Museum. "Great American Paintings from the Boston and Metropolitan Museums," March 25–May 9, 1971, no. 90.

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. "Works of Andrew Wyeth," April 6–May 19, 1974, no. 6.

The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto. "Works of Andrew Wyeth," May 25–June 30, 1974, no. 6.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Tribute to a Curator: Robert Beverly Hale," November 16, 1978–March 4, 1979, extended to March 18, 1979, unnum. checklist.

Robert Beverly Hale. 100 American Painters of the 20th Century: Works Selected from the Collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1950, pl. 77.

Elaine de Kooning. "Andrew Wyeth Paints a Picture." Art News 49 (March 1950), pp. 38–39, ill.

Robert Beverly Hale. "The American Moderns." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 16 (Summer 1957), p. 22, ill.

Henry Geldzahler. American Painting in the Twentieth Century. New York, 1965, p. 176, ill.

A. L. Chanin. Art Guide/ New York. New York, 1965, p. 102, fig. 155.

Thomas N. Maytham. Great American Paintings from the Boston and Metropolitan Museums. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Seattle, 1970, p. 138, no. 90, ill. p. 139.

Lillian Freedgood. An Enduring Image: American Painting from 1665. New York, 1970, ill. p. 355.



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