DescriptionNorman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978)
Schoolmaster Flogging Tom Sawyer, interior book illustration study, 1936
Charcoal on paper
18-1/2 x 14-1/2 inches (47.0 x 36.8 cm) (sight)
Signed and inscribed lower right: I am proud to have / this drawing in / the possession of / my beloved / cousin Mary - Amy / Cordially / Norman / Rockwell
Mary-Amy Cross, the artist's cousin, gift from the above;
Skinner Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, May 29, 2015, lot 353;
Acquired by the present owners from the above.
L.N. Moffatt, Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue, vol. II, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986, p. 883, no. B209c, illustrated.
Sheet measures 20 x 16 inches (unevenly trimmed) and is secured with archival corners to mount; masking tape with vestiges of old matting along edges verso and visible recto; loss and an approx. 1 inch tear to upper right edge; crease with seperation in upper left corner; matburn - none visible when matted; moderate overall paper discoloration with minor foxing and scattered spots of staining; handling creases; pinholes in corners; framed under glass.
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