Post Artists: The Majestic Art of N.C. Wyeth

N.C. Wyeth specialized in illustrating outdoor American life, especially the Wild West. We look at how this artist, who would go on to found America’s greatest art dynasty, got his first big break.

(Brigham Young University Museum of Art)

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For a generation of readers, N.C. Wyeth’s pictures were as well known as the books they illustrated: Treasure Island, Last of the Mohicans, and Robinson Crusoe. Learn how this illustrator of swashbuckling pirates, the Wild West, and Maine fishing life got his big break and went on to found America’s greatest art dynasty.


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Featured Image: Smokey Face by N.C. Wyeth (Brigham Young University Museum of Art)

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