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Creator Name: Wyeth Newell
Creator Nationality: American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1882 - 1945
Creator Name-CRT: Newell Convers Wyeth
Title: Rural Delivery (Where the Mail Goes, 'Cream of Wheat' Goes)
Creation Start Date: 1906
Creation End Date: 1906
Creation Date: 1906
Object Type: Paintings
Classification Term: Painting
Materials and Techniques: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 44 1/4 x 31 7/8 in. (112.4 x 80.96 cm) (canvas)
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 70.63
Credit Line: Gift of the National Biscuit Company
Context: In the early 1900s the Cream of Wheat Company began an innovative ad campaign using paintings by well-known artists. Between 1902 and 1926 over 400 original works of art had been commissioned by the company to be used as full-page advertisements in leading magazines such as Ladies Home Journal and Saturday Evening Post.N.C. Wyeth, celebrated American painter and illustrator, is renowned for his spirited interpretation of Western frontier life. Wyeth completed two paintings for Cream of Wheat in 1906, The Bronco Buster and Rural Delivery.
Exhibition History: - Cody, Wyoming, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, (April 1980 - February 1981).
Exhibition History: - San Diego, California, San Diego Museum of Art, (March 30, 1981 - July 15, 1981).
Exhibition History: - Washington, D.C., Library of Congress, (February 9, 1983 - December 1984).
Exhibition History: - Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, Brandywine River Museum, (September 8, 1990 - April 7, 1991).
AMICA ID: MIA_.70.63
AMICA Library Year: 2003
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