Artist Newell Convers Wyeth know as known as N. C. Wyeth, was born in Brooklyn in 1904 and became a famous illustrator and painter during his lifetime. A disciple of Howard Pyle, Wyeth went on to become one of America's finest illustrators. In his later years, he produced some of the most beautiful illustrations in the country. He created more than 3,000 paintings and illustrated 112 books.

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