TITLE

Interventions: The Boy in Bed: The Scene of reading in N.C. Wyeth's Wreck of the "Covenant."

AUTHOR(S)
Nemerov, Alexander
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar2006, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the portrayal of imagination and reading in the painting "Wreck of the 'Covenant'," by N. C. Wyeth. It cites that Wyeth superimposed the Covenant ship with an imagery that imparts his conception of visionary consciousness. The painting depicts the scene in the bedroom of an adolescent or child. The flash and excitement of the modern technologies are incorporated in the painting.
ACCESSION #
20580235

 

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