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    Sale 1972

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    7 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 166

    Norman Rockwell (1894-1978)

    Sketch for "The Scarlet Letter"

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    Norman Rockwell (1894-1978)
    Sketch for "The Scarlet Letter"
    signed and inscribed 'study for illustration/of "The Scarlet Letter." Norman Rockwell' (lower center)
    oil on board
    18¼ x 14½ in. (46.4 x 36.8 cm.)
    Painted circa 1966.


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    Provenance

    The artist.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1976.


    Literature

    L.N. Moffatt, Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986, pp. 1142-43, no. M138a, illustrated.