105
105
Norman Rockwell
1894-1978
BOY IN DINING CAR
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 241,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
105
Norman Rockwell
1894-1978
BOY IN DINING CAR
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 241,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Norman Rockwell
1894-1978
BOY IN DINING CAR
signed To D. S. MacBride / Sincerely / Norman / Rockwell, l.c.
charcoal, colored pencil and pencil on paper on board
38 by 35 in.
(96.5 by 88.9 cm)
Executed in 1946.
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Provenance

D.S. MacBride (acquired directly from the artist), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1946
By descent in the family to the present owner

Literature

Laurie Norton Moffatt, Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986, vol. 1, no. C432c, p. 173, illustrated p. 172

Catalogue Note

The present work is a study for Norman Rockwell's December 7, 1946 cover for The Saturday Evening Post. His youngest son, Peter, was ten years old when he modeled for this work.

This work will be accompanied by a letter from Norman Rockwell to D.S. MacBride and a copy of the original Post cover.

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