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Rockwell, Norman
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Rockwell, Norman
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Rockwell, Norman

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medium

Oil on canvas

creator

Rockwell, Norman

condition

Please contact the American Art department for this condition report: (212) 606 7280 or americanart@sothebys.com In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

dimensions

30 1/8 by 24 1/8 inches

literature

The Saturday Evening Post, November 21, 1936, cover illustration (©SEPS licensed by Curtis Licensing, Indianapolis, IN. All rights reserved) Thomas Buechner, Norman Rockwell: Artist & Illustrator, New York, 1970, no. 309, illustrated p. 130 Christopher Finch, Norman Rockwell's America, New York, 1975, no. 96, illustrated pp. 88, 288 Christopher Finch, Norman Rockwell: 322 Magazine Covers, New York, 1979, pp. 246, 271 Dr. Donald R. Stoltz and Marshall L. Stoltz, Norman Rockwell and 'The Saturday Evening Post:' The Middle Years, New York, 1976, p. 123, illustrated p. 124 (as Eavesdropping) Mary Moline, Norman Rockwell Encyclopedia: A Chronological Catalogue of the Artist’s Work, 1910-1978, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1979, illustrated fig. 1-279, p. 61 Laurie Norton Moffatt, Norman Rockwell: Catalogue Raisonné, vol. I, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986, no. C359, p. 135, illustrated p. 134 Jan Cohn, Covers of ‘The Saturday Evening Post:’ Seventy Years of Outstanding Illustration from America’s Favorite Magazine, New York, 1995, illustrated p. 139 Richard Halpern, Norman Rockwell: The Underside of Innocence, Chicago, Illinois, 2005, p. 33, illustrated p. 34

provenance

J.N. Bartfield Galleries, New York The Collection of Mrs. Charles W. Fribley, Jr. Gift to the present owner from the above

signedDate

Signed Norman/Rockwell (lower right)

artist_range_end

1978

artist_range_start

1894

consignmentDesignation

Property Sold to Benefit a New York City Hospital

creator_nationality_dates

1894 - 1978


*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.

*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.


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