Lot 4
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Norman Rockwell

Estimate
120,000 - 180,000 USD
Sold
175,000 USD
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Description

  • Norman Rockwell
  • Study for 'The Christmas Coach'
  • signed with initials N.R. (lower right); also signed and inscribed a very Merry Christmas and/Happy New Year/to my great friend/Otto Storch cordially Norman Rockwell (lower center) 
  • oil on board

Provenance

Otto Storch, New York (gift from the artist)
By descent to the present owner (his wife)

Literature

Norman Rockwell, The Norman Rockwell Album, Garden City, New York, 1961, p. 107, illustrated
Laurie Norton Moffatt, Norman Rockwell: Catalogue Raisonné, vol. II, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986, no. S543a, p. 757, illustrated

Catalogue Note

The present work is a study for Norman Rockwell's painting The Christmas Coach, which appeared in the December 28, 1935 issue of The Saturday Evening Post. 
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