Jamie Wyeth

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Birthday
6, 1946
Birthplace
Delaware
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
6, 1946 (age 74)
Birthplace
Delaware

About

Realist painter whose best-known works included landscapes and portraits of people and animals. Considered the artistic heir to the Brandywine School tradition.

Before Fame

He bought the Lobster Cover property on Maine's Monhegan Island that belonged to renowned illustrator Rockwell Kent.

Trivia

His 1984 painting "Night Vision" was an artistic tribute to veterans of the Vietnam War.

Family Life

He was born into an artistic family. The son of the renowned painter Andrew Wyeth he began studying with his artist aunt Carolyn Wyeth when he was twelve years old. He married Phyllis Mills, the daughter of James P. Mills and Alice du Pont Mills, in 1968.

Associated With

He painted a portrait of Andy Warhol during the 1970s.