21 May 2015
Norman Rockwell (1894-1978)
Study for 'Boy and Father: Baseball Dispute'
signed 'Norman Rockwell' and signed again 'sincerely/Norman/Rockwell' (lower right)--dated '1962' (lower center)--inscribed 'Spring' (upper center)
pencil on paper
19 x 17 in. (48.3 x 43.2 cm.)
Executed in 1962.
Betty Burchmyer, Ithaca, New York, gift from the above, circa 1960s.
Private collection, Upstate New York, gift from the above.
Estate of the above.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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The present work is a study for the spring image in a 1962 Brown & Bigelow "Four Seasons" calendar (no. A169 in L.N. Moffatt, Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986).
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