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N. C. Wyeth
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N. C. Wyeth, c. 1920.
Born
Newell Convers Wyeth

(1882-10-22)October 22, 1882
Died October 19, 1945(1945-10-19) (aged 62)
Nationality American
Known for Illustration, painting
Notable work
Treasure Island
Robinson Crusoe

Newell Convers Wyeth (October 22, 1882 – October 19, 1945) was an American painter and book illustrator. He was born in Needham, Massachusetts. He was known for his illustrations for such books as Robin Hood, Robinson Crusoe, The Yearling, The Last of the Mohicans, and King Arthur. His daughters Henriette and Carolyn, his son, Andrew and grandson Jamie Wyeth were also painters. Wyeth's son Nathaniel was an inventor.

Wyeth was born in Needham, Massachusetts. He died in an accident at a railway crossing in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.

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