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Auction Name: 2019 May 3 American Art Auction - Dallas

Lot Number: 68119

Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/5404-68119

Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978)
"Practical Man. Literary flights, like Blanton editorial or Ruth Owens sonnet, are cast in metal form by Paul Nipps, linotyper," Norman Rockwell Visits a Country Editor, The Saturday Evening Post interior illustration, May 25, 1946
Pencil on board
21-1/2 x 15-1/4 inches (54.6 x 38.7 cm) (sight)
Initialed lower right: N/R

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JACK & MARTHA CAMPBELL, HOUSTON, TEXAS

PROVENANCE:
The artist;
A.E. Sterner, Jr.;
Estate of the above;
Gerhard Wurzer Gallery, Houston, Texas;
Acquired by the present owner from the above, February 28, 2004.

LITERATURE:
L.N. Moffatt, Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue, Vol. II, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986, p. 793, no. S645, illustrated.

A copy of the magazine accompanies this lot.


Condition Report*: Minor toning along edges and a few possible faint spots of foxing.

Framed Dimensions 35 X 28 Inches
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