Lot 19
  • 19

Norman Rockwell 1894 - 1978

Estimate
80,000 - 120,000 USD
Sold
269,000 USD
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Description

  • Norman Rockwell
  • 'Today Your Boy, Your...' (Boy Reading)
  • signed Norman Rockwell (lower right)
  • oil on canvas

Provenance

The American Optical Company, Tillyer Lenses, New Haven, Connecticut, 1929 (commissioned from the artist)
Private Collection, Southbridge, Massachusetts, circa 1955 (gift from the above)
By descent to the present owner

Literature

The Saturday Evening Post, May 25, 1929, illustrated in color p. 113
Mary Moline, Norman Rockwell Encyclopedia: A Chronological Catalogue of the Artist's Work 1910-1978, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1979, p. 175
Dr. Donald Robert Stoltz, Marshall Louis Stoltz and William B. Earle, The Advertising World of Norman Rockwell, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1985, illustrated in color p. 196
Laurie Norton Moffatt, Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986, vol. I, no. A796, p. 553
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