Rest in Peace Andrew Wyeth

It strikes me as sweetly poetic that he should pass at the age of 91 quietly in his sleep, an eternal hibernation born during one of the coldest spells of winter his homeland of Chadds Ford, PA has seen in years.

Andrew Wyeth's Soaring

Andrew Wyeth’s Soaring

This Andrew Wyeth, I picture his soul gently soaring into the heavens, his works of art remaining for all to see down below on earth.

Famed realist painter, son, husband, father, uncle, grandfather, friend, beloved by all he encountered, my favorite American artist…shall never paint again…his talent now gone with the wind from the sea.

Andrew Wyeth's Wind from the Sea

Andrew Wyeth’s Wind from the Sea


Click here to read Andrew Wyeth’s Obit from

Click here to read an earlier post detailing my visit to the Brandywine River Museum and Andrew Wyeth’s boyhood home in Chadds Ford.


Written by David H. Schleicher


4 comments on “Rest in Peace Andrew Wyeth

  1. Certainly one of the best. He will be missed.

  2. Ana says:

    His art was truly amazing.

  3. Horse Apples says:

    I always appreciated how his work seemed so personal. Fame or none of the other distractions seemed to faze him in the least. RIP

  4. His beautiful work certainly won’t be forgotten.

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