1894 - 1978
BOY HIDING UNDER COUCH SNEEZING (THE SNEEZING SPY)
signed Norman/Rockwell (lower right)
oil on canvas
26 1/2 by 22 inches
(67.3 by 55.9 cm)
Painted in 1921.
Private collection, Honolulu, Hawaii
Acquired by the present owner from the above
The Saturday Evening Post, October 1, 1921, cover illustration © SEPS licensed by Curtis Licensing, Indianapolis, IN. All rights reserved.
Dr. Donald Stoltz and Marshall L. Stoltz, Norman Rockwell and ‘The Saturday Evening Post:’ The Later Years, 1943-1971, New York, 1976, p. 85, illustrated p. 86
Mary Moline, Norman Rockwell Encyclopedia: A Chronological Catalogue of the Artist’s Work, 1910-1978, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1979, p. 40, illustrated fig. 1-151
Laurie Norton Moffatt, Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue, vol. I, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986, no. C231, p. 87, illustrated
Jan Cohn, Covers of “The Saturday Evening Post:" Seventy Years of Outstanding Illustration from America’s Favorite Magazine, New York, 1995, illustrated p. 101