on painting Christina's World... Inside and Outside - The Olson House and Christina's World June 06, 2016 in Cushing The challenge to me was to do justice to her extraordinary conquest of a life which most people would consider hopeless...limited physically but by no means spiritually. — Andrew Wyeth remains of an old fence behind the orchard.. In the portraits of that house, the windows are eyes or pieces of the soul, almost...to me, each window is a different part of Christina’s life. — Andrew Wyeth I think a person permeates a spot, and a lost presence makes the environment timeless to me, keeps an area alive. It pulsates because of that. — Andrew Wyeth I just couldn’t stay away from there..I always seemed to gravitate back to the house....it was Maine. — Andrew Wyeth The Olson House is owned by the Farnsworth Museum in Rockland. Find more information here.on the way there..... I stopped at what used to be Fales General Store. I missed seeing the alewives spread across the counter in rows.