N. C. Wyeth (1882-1945)Michael Strogoff went forward and took her hand.1927Oil on canvas, 40 1/4 x 30 1/4 in. (102.2 x 76.8 cm)Collection of Joel and Suzanne Sugg
Michael Strogoff went forward and took her hand.
Portrait of Ann as Nadia
Oil on canvas
Lower right: WYETH (underlined); On reverse of canvas: ANN / FROM / HER / FATHER / OCT. 13, 1928.; adhered to canvas, Scribner's label: Michael Strogoff Illustration by Wyeth / Michael Strogoff went forward and took her hand pg. 90
The artist to Ann Wyeth McCoy, 1928; descended in family; (Somerville Manning Gallery, Oct. 1993)
Lubbock, TX, 1999
Color illustration f. p. 90, Jules Verne, Michael Strogoff / A Courier of the Czar (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927)
Richard Layton, "Inventory of Paintings in the Wyeth Studio, 1950," unpublished, Wyeth Family Archives, p. 7; Douglas Allen and Douglas Allen, Jr., N. C. Wyeth, The Collected Paintings, Illustrations and Murals (New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1972), p. 222; Christine B. Podmaniczky, N. C. Wyeth, A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings (London: Scala, 2008), I.1045, p. 495
The Brandywine River Museum holds the edition of Michael Strogoff that the artist read in preparation for this commission (NCWS.95.150). Ann Wyeth posed for the figure of Nadia.