NC Wyeth the Siege of the Round-House 1913Art Cover by N C Wyeth - The Mysterious Island

N. C. Wyeth

One of America's premier illustrators, sometimes called the "greatest" illustrator, though that would be in contention with those laying that claim onto Wyeth's teacher, Wilmington, Delaware illustrator Howard Pyle.

Born: October 22, 1882, Needham, Massachusetts

Died: October 19, 1945, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania


The Mysterious Island

The Mysterious Island book cover by N C Wyeth

The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne, originally published in 1874 by Pierre-Jules Hetzel in France. The "Wyeth" illustrated version is from 1918, published in America by Charles Scribner's Sons.


The Giant, 1923

N C Wyeth the Giant 1923

The child with blonde hair is Wyeth's son Andrew, who later painted "Christina's World" and other famed American artworks.


It hung upon a thorn, and there he blew three deadly notes

Knight blew upon a trumpet Wyeth

The Magician and the Maid of Beauty - 1912

The Magician and the Maid of Beauty - N C Wyeth


NC Wyeth the Siege of the Round-House 1913

Howard Pyle

Howard Pyle 1853-1911

1902 - Howard Pyle - The Enchanter Merlin - pen and ink

1902 - Howard Pyle - The Enchanter Merlin - pen and ink (detail)

1909 - Howard Pyle - The Coming Tide - oil painting

1909 - Howard Pyle - The Coming Tide - oil painting (detail)

1899 - Howard Pyle "They Scrambled up the Parapet" painting

1910 - Howard Pyle - The Mermaid

N. C. Wyeth

N. C. Wyeth

N C Wyeth's painting "The Giant"

N C Wyeth's painting "The Guardians"

N C Wyeth painting The Magician and the Maid of Beauty

Howard Pyle American Master Book


Classic Illustrators

Illustrators

Alexandre Benois

Franklin Booth

Robert Lawson

Howard Pyle

N. C. Wyeth



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