Andrew Wyeth was born in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, in a creative family. He was home-schooled because of his frail health and his painting journey began at the age of 15. He spent most of his time in Chadds Ford and Maine, where he gained the inspiration for most of his paintings. Wyeth was mainly a realist painter and one of the most well-known artists in the 20th century in the United States. He painted people and landscapes.