27 September 2004
Norman Percevel Rockwell (1894-1978)
A Scout is Reverent
signed with initials 'N/R' (lower right)--signed and inscribed 'To Gregg Lewis sincerely Norman Rockwell' (lower left)
charcoal on paper
28 x 20 in. (71.1 x 50.8 cm.) (sheet)
Gift of the artist.
By descent to the present owner.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
L.N. Moffatt, Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, vol. I, no. A60 and A60a.
According to The Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge, the present work is a second preliminary study for A Scout is Reverent, 1940 (private collection).
Ahead of an online sale that honours their close bond, Meredith Etherington-Smith traces the roots of a 40-year collaboration
Francis Bacon's poignant celebration of George Dyer, the artist's most important subject, will star in Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 17 May