Lot 14
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ROCKWELL, NORMAN. "THE FINAL IMPOSSIBILITY: MAN'S TRACKS ON THE MOON," 1969

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50,000 - 60,000 USD
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87,500 USD
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Description

  • "The Final Impossibility: Man's Tracks on the Moon," 1969
Oil on panel, 8 by 12 ¾ inches (20.3 by 32.4 cm), signed "My best wishes to / F.C. Durant III sincerely Norman Rockwell" (lower left). 

Provenance

Ex Collection of Frederick C. Durant, III

Literature

ILLUSTRATED: Laurie Norton Moffatt, Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue, vol. Ii, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986, no. S431d, pp. 716-717

Catalogue Note

The present work is a study for The Final Impossibility: Man’s Tracks on the Moon (1969, Collection of the National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.), which Norman Rockwell painted as an illustration for the December 30, 1969 edition of Look magazine.
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