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Grape Wine  1966

by Andrew Wyeth

This striking portrait depicts Willard Snowden, a drifter who lived in the artist’s Pennsylvania studio for several years and sat for several paintings in the mid-1960s. Wyeth used tempera and set him before a featureless background, elements characteristic of Renaissance portraiture—thereby elevating the humble sitter like the nobility typically featured in such paintings...
65.7 x 74 cm
tempera on masonite
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art