Lot 70
  • 70

Norman Rockwell 1894 - 1978

60,000 - 80,000 USD
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  • Norman Rockwell
  • Study for Space Age Santa
  • inscribed My best to Santa/John Pignatelli/sincerely/Norman Rockwell on the reverse of the original mat
  • oil and pencil on board


John Pignatelli, 1967 (gift from the artist)
By descent to the present owners

Catalogue Note

The present work is a study for Space Age Santa, which appeared on the December 1967 cover of Family Circle magazine. The original owner, to whom Rockwell gave the present work, served as the model for Santa Claus.