DOROTHEA LANGE Born in Hoboken, NJ. (1865-1965) Documentary photographer during the GreatDepression and World War I. Struggled physically and emotionally growing up. Worked for the Farm Security Administration (FSA). Photography focused on the hardships peoplesuffered and the emotions behind it.
ANDREW WYTHE Born in Chadds Ford, PA. (1917-2009) Homeschooled growing up. Parents supported his interest in art. Paintings are very focused in detail and composition. Paintings either done in Chadds Ford, PA or Cushing,ME. In 1945, his father and nephew died in an railwayaccident. It had an impact on his paintings. Has over 300 paintings in total.
ANDREW WYTHE’S PAINTING STYLE Realism and Regionalism influence. Used egg tempura and the dry brush technique for mostof his paintings. Egg Tempura: raw egg yolk mixed with vinegar, water,and pure powdered vegetable. Provides depth of color. Dry Brush Technique: tiny amount of damp paint isapplied to a brush and then every detail is painted lightly. Drawn Effect. Color Palette: mainly good, blue, charcoal, and brown.