Tell Me a Story: The Art of American Illustration
June 26, 03:10 PM GMT
30,000 - 50,000 USD
1894 - 1978
STUDY FOR 'OIL'S FIRST CENTURY'
signed NORMAN/ROCKWELL (lower right)
charcoal and pencil on paper
image: 16 ¼ by 22 ½ inches (41.3 by 57.2 cm)
sheet: 18 ½ by 28 inches (47 by 71.1 cm)
Executed in 1959.
The Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, has added this study to the Norman Rockwell Museum Digital Collections/Online catalogue raisonné.
Private collection, Cincinnati, Ohio, early 1960s
By descent to the present owner, 1995
The present work is a study for the cover illustration of Rockwell's American Petroleum Institute Quarterly: Centennial Issue.