American realist painter whose best-known works included “Christina’s World” from 1948 and “Braids” from 1979. He mainly used the people in his hometown of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and around his summer home in Cushing, Maine, as his subjects.
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|FULL NAME:||Andrew Wyeth|
|BIRTH DATE:||July 12, 1917|
|AGE:||102 years old|
Andrew Wyeth is a Painter. He was a sickly child whose home education introduced him to the literary work of Henry David Thoreau and Robert Frost . He married Betsy James in 1940, and the couple had a son in 1943. His second son, Jamie Wyeth, also became an artist. He became a draftsman before he was able to read. However, he became famous for illustrating such books as “Treasure Island” and “The Last of the Mohicans,” as well as magazines, posters, and advertisements.
DID YOU KNOW He painted 247 intimate portraits of the German-born musician and caregiver, Helga Testorf.
FACT His father was the renowned artist, N.C. Wyeth, and his only teacher.
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Currently, Andrew Wyeth is 102 years old. He will celebrate his 103rd birthday on a Thursday, July 12th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Andrew Wyeth’s zodiac sign is Cancer. According to astrologers, Cancer’s life pursuit is constant reassurance and intimacy and a secret desire to feel safe (emotionally, spiritually, romantically and financially). People of this zodiac sign like art, home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers and revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are: tenacious, highly imaginative, loyal, emotional, sympathetic, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.
Andrew Wyeth was born in the Year of the Serpent. Snakes are a symbol of wisdom and wit, often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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