Andrew Wyeth | The Second Baptist "Ridge" Church, Martinsville, Maine

ANDREW WYETH
American, 1917–2009

The Second Baptist "Ridge" Church, Martinsville, Maine

Pencil on paper
Sight: 8¼ x 4¾ inches (21 x 12 cm); sheet 8¾ x 6¼ in (22.2 x 15.8 cm)
Framed: 13¼ x 9¾ inches (33.5 x 24.8 cm)
 
Executed in 1939, this sketch depicts the construction of the new steeple of the second Baptist "Ridge" Church in Martinsville (actually Glenmere), Maine.

 This is a half-page of a large sketchbook dating from 1939-40, which descended in the family of the artist's friend Forrest Davis. 

Provenance
Forrest Lee Davis (1899-1987), Port Clyde, Maine

$6,000

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