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Rockwell, Norman
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Rockwell, Norman

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Tired Salesgirl on Christmas Eve
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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 Laura.West@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 3/8 by 28 1/4 inches

exhibition

Osaka, Japan, Hankyu Department Store, April 1975, n.p. Daytona Beach, Florida, Museum of Arts and Sciences; West Palm Beach, Florida, Norton Museum of Art, Norman Rockwell's America, January-March 1976 Columbus, Ohio, The Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts; Allentown, Pennsylvania, The Allentown Art Museum, Salute to Norman Rockwell, October 1976-January 1977, no. 28, illustrated n.p. New York, American Illustrators Gallery; Greenville, South Carolina, Greenville County Museum of Art, Norman Rockwell: An American Tradition, December 1985-May 1986, no. 36, p. 47, illustrated p. 31 Jackson, Mississippi, Mississippi Museum of Art; Orlando, Florida, Orlando Museum of Art; Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Woods Art Gallery, University of Southern Mississippi; Chattanooga, Tennessee, Hunter Museum of Art; Vero Beach, Florida, Center for the Arts; Peoria, Illinois, Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences; New York, Judy Goffman Fine Art, Norman Rockwell: The Great American Storyteller, March 1988-July 1989, no. 36, p. 8, illustrated p. 9

literature

The Saturday Evening Post, December 27, 1947, cover illustration (©SEPS licensed by Curtis Licensing, Indianapolis, IN. All rights reserved) Thomas Buechner, Norman Rockwell: Artist & Illustrator, New York, 1970, no. 433, illustrated n.p. Christopher Finch, Norman Rockwell's America, New York, 1975, illustrated p. 297 Mary Moline, Norman Rockwell Encyclopedia: A Chronological Catalog of the Artist's Work (1910-1978), Indianapolis, Indiana, 1979, illustrated fig. 1-359, p. 74 Laurie Norton Moffatt, Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue, vol. I, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986, no. C439, pp. 176-77, illustrated Jan Cohn, Covers of "The Saturday Evening Post:" Seventy Years of Outstanding Illustration from America's Favorite Magazine, New York, 1995, illustrated p. 207 Maureen Hart Hennessey and Anne Knutson, Norman Rockwell: Pictures for the American People, New York, 1999, pp. 166-67, illustrated p. 166 Richard Halpern, Norman Rockwell: The Underside of Innocence, Chicago, Illinois, 2005, p. 120, illustrated fig. 5.4 The Saturday Evening Post: Norman Rockwell Special Collector's Edition, vol. I, no. I, 2010, illustrated p. 123 Dr. Donald Stoltz and Marshall L. Stoltz, Norman Rockwell and 'The Saturday Evening Post:' The Later Years, vol. II, New York, 1976, p. 67, illustrated p. 68

provenance

J. Willard Loos, Columbus, Ohio Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Columbus, Ohio (bequest from the above) American Illustrators Gallery, New York Private collection Sold: Christie’s, New York, December 4, 1996, lot 296 Private collection, 1996

signedDate

Signed Norman/Rockwell (lower left)

artist_range_end

1978

artist_range_start

1894

creator_nationality_dates

1894 - 1978


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