NC Wyeth Picture Study Charlotte Mason Artist Study

The resources on this page go with The Plenary Picture Study Guide for NC Wyeth.

Our goal is to make the subject of Picture Study come alive for you and your students.

We hope you enjoy using this resource as much as we enjoyed creating it!

NC Wyeth The Scythers
The Scythers by NC Wyeth

The Scythers was part of a series of paintings commissioned to illustrate a poem in Scribner’s Magazine. You can see the full poem with Wyeth’s illustrations here.

NC Wyeth Treasure Island cover
Treasure Island cover by NC Wyeth

See the original illustration in the first edition book here on page 76 or see all of Wyeth’s illustrations for Treasure Island at the Brandywine Museum’s Treasure Island Collections page.

There have been many Treasure Island adaptations, including films, plays, television, and radio dramas. Our favorite version might be Muppet Treasure Island!

Muppet Treasure Island

Wyeth Boys King Arthur cover
The Boy’s King Arthur cover by NC Wyeth

See all of Wyeth’s illustrations for The Boy’s King Arthur at the Brandywine Museum’s King Arthur Series Collection page.

Eight Things You Probably Didn’t Know About King Arthur from History Extra

NC Wyeth Thanksgiving with Indians
Thanksgiving with Indians by NC Wyeth

Book Wyeth's Pilgrims by Robert San Souci

There is a wonderful picture book about Wyeth’s Pilgrim paintings by Robert San Souci called N.C. Wyeth’s Pilgrims.

See the entire mural at the Brandywine Museum here.

Here is a fun Muse Magazine 
article about Wyeth’s Thanksgiving mural.


The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper
The Deerslayer by James Fenimore Cooper
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
Drums by James Boyd
The Boy’s King Arthur by Sidney Lanier
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
David Balfour by Robert Louis Stevenson
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Black Arrow by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Legends of Charlemagne by Thomas Bulfinch
The Odyssey by Homer
Robin Hood by Paul Creswick
The White Company by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley
Poems of American Patriotism by Brander Matthews
The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne
Michael Strogoff, A Courier to the Czar by Jules Verne


NC Wyeth’s America in the Making by Lea Rosson DeLong