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

Nemerov, Alexander
March 2006
Art Bulletin;Mar2006, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p7
Academic Journal
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.


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