N. C. Wyeth: New Perspectives

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Island Funeral by N. C. Wyeth, egg tempera and oil on hardboard, 44 1/2 x 52 3/8”. Brandywine River Museum of Art, Gift of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art, 2017

This summer the Brandywine River Museum of Art will present N. C. Wyeth: New Perspectives, the first exhibition in almost 50 years to examine in depth the entirety of Wyeth’s multifaceted oeuvre. A formidable yet often overlooked figure in the history of American art, N. C. Wyeth was the foremost illustrator of his generation, and the patriarch of an extraordinary family of artists. By repositioning…

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Julia Ann Caputo of Kennett Square

Julia Ann Caputo, 88, of Kennett Square, died at her residence on Friday, May 31. Born in Toughkenamon, she was the daughter of the late Antonio Masciantonio and the late Mary diDominic Masciantonio. She was a bookkeeper for 42 years at the family business, Caputo & Guest Mushrooms, Kennett Square. Mrs. Caputo was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Kennett Square. She enjoyed…

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Grace Cox McLimans of West Grove

Grace Cox McLimans, 86, of West Grove, died Friday, May 31, at the Pocopson Home. Born in West Grove, she was the daughter of the late Orville Cox and the late Alice Hipkins Cox. She was a homemaker. In her earlier years, she was a waitress at the Brown Derby and she also drove a school bus for the Shortlidge Bus Co. Grace enjoyed crocheting,…

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DelCo properties assessed for Spotted Lanternfly

The Delaware County Conservation District is working with the United States Department of Agriculture to assess properties for the existence of Spotted Lanternfly in Delaware County. County Council authorized the USDA to conduct assessments for Spotted Lanternfly on county-owned properties. Lycorma delicatula, commonly known as the Spotted Lanternfly, is a new invasive insect that has spread throughout southeastern Pennsylvania since its discovery in Berks County…

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Adopt-a-Pet June 3

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Mercedes Mercedes is a 1-year-old with personality to spare. She loves to play with her canine friends in our doggy playgroups and enjoys joining those friends in a good sprint around the yard. Mercedes loves other dogs and would love to go home with almost any family. She is…

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