Anna Christina (1967) by Andrew Wyeth

Anna Christina - Andrew Wyeth - 1967

Artwork Information

TitleAnna Christina
ArtistAndrew Wyeth
Dimensions21 1/4 x 23 1/2 in
Art MovementContemporary Realism
Current LocationMuseum of Fine Arts (MFA), Boston

About Anna Christina

The artwork “Anna Christina” is a portrait by Andrew Wyeth, painted in 1967. It is executed in tempera, a medium known for its durability and vibrant colors. This piece aligns with the Contemporary Realism movement and measures 21 1/4 x 23 1/2 inches. As a portrait, it focuses on the depiction of an individual, presenting a personal and intimate view of the subject. The artwork is part of the collection at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) in Boston.

In “Anna Christina,” the viewer is presented with a half-length portrait of a woman sitting slightly turned, her gaze directed off-canvas, which creates a thought-provoking and somewhat mysterious aura. The woman appears introspective or solemn, with her detailed features conveying a sense of quiet strength or resolve. The artist has rendered her with meticulous attention to the textures of her skin and hair, and the fabric of her garment, illustrating Wyeth’s mastery of capturing life-like detail and emotion. The neutral palette and diffused lighting accentuate the subject’s presence, imbuing the artwork with a timeless quality. Through this portrait, Wyeth not only illustrates his subject with technical precision but also captures an essence that is evocative and open to interpretation by each observer.

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