American realist painter whose best-known works include "Christina's World" (1948) and "Braids" (1979).
He was a sickly child whose home education introduced him to the literary work of Henry David Thoreau and Robert Frost.
He painted 247 intimate portraits of the German-born musician and caregiver, Helga Testorf.
He married Betsy James in 1940, and the couple had a son in 1943. His second son, Jamie Wyeth, also became an artist.
His father was the renowned artist, N.C. Wyeth.
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