Andrew Wyeth, Wind From The Sea, 1947.

Andrew Wyeth, Wind From The Sea, 1947

Andrew Wyeth, Wind From The Sea, 1947.

‘That summer in 1947 I was in one of the attic rooms feeling the dryness of everything and it was so hot I pried open a window. A west wind filled the dusty, frayed lace curtains and the delicate crocheted birds began to flutter and fly. . . . My whole idea is to keep myself open for the elusive something [that might catch me] off balance when [I] least expect it. I drew a very quick sketch and had to wait for weeks for another west wind for more studies.’ Andrew Wyeth.

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