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Andrew Wyeth
Dodges Ridge
egg tempera
41 1/8 x 48 1/8 in.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc.

Tire tracks crossing the hillside and the tattered remnant of a scarecrow signal a familiar family farm. The unmistakable religious symbolism makes it likely that the painting commemorates the accidental death of the artist's father two years earlier.