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 (wī′ĭth), Andrew Newell 1917-2009.
American painter whose realistic canvases depict stark rural scenes. His major works include Christina's World (1948) and Tenant Farmer (1961). His father, Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945), was also a painter and a book illustrator.
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(ˈwaɪ əθ)

1. Andrew Newell, born 1917, U.S. painter.
2. his father, Newell Convers, 1882–1945, U.S. illustrator and painter.
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