11-22-2002 11-22-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2168 Boston
November 22, 2002 7:00PMCalender
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Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978) Lot of Two Sketches Including: Elderly Couple Reading with Blanket on Laps

$3,231$2,750
Auction: Sale #2168 - 2168 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 22, 2002 7:00PM

Description:

Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978)

Lot of Two Sketches Including: Elderly Couple Reading with Blanket on Laps and Sleeping Child in Window Seat
The former initialed "NR" l.r. and inscribed "Make Warm Friends" l.c.; the latter
signed "Norman Rockwell" l.r.
Graphite on paper, sizes to 5 1/4 x 4 in. (13.4 x 10 cm), in a common frame.
Condition: Subtle toning, minor wear and handling marks, not examined out of frame.

N.B. The above sketches appear in the Norman Rockwell catalogue raisonne by Laurie Norton Moffatt as numbers M20 and M23. Each piece was done circa 1925 for blanket advertisements, however neither was ever published.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

Norman Rockwell, Reading, Laurie Norton Moffatt, Hewlett Packard Photosmart M23 Digital Camera, M20, Blanket, Illustrators, New Rochelle, New York, Scouting in popular culture