20 November 2002
NORMAN ROCKWELL (1894-1978)
Father and Boy: Rocket Ship
signed 'Norman Rockwell' (lower right)--dated '1961' (lower center) and inscribed 'Winter' (upper center)
graphite on board
22 x 20 in. (55.9 x 50.8 cm.)
Dr. and Mrs. H.J. Wheelwright.
Judy and Alan Goffman Fine Art, New York.
Private collection, Dallas, Texas.
Sotheby's, 12 April 1991, lot 144, illustrated.
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Laurie Norton Moffatt, Norman Rockwell, A Definitive Catalogue, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986, Vol. I, no. A164a, p. 330, illustrated
Father and Boy: Rocket Ship is a study for the painting of the same name which was the illustration for the Winter, 1961 season of the 'Four Seasons Calendar', published by Brown & Bigelow.
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