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    NORMAN ROCKWELL (American, 1894-1978)
    The Long Shadow of Lincoln, study for story illustration, The Saturday Evening Post, February 10, 1945
    Oil on gelatin silver photograph
    13.25 x 10.25 in.
    Accompanied by inscribed card

    This important study for Carl Sandburg's story The Long Shadow of Lincoln is listed (but not reproduced) as S642a on page 790 in Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue, by Laurie Norton Moffatt (The Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge, 1986).




    Condition Report*:

    Varnish layer visible on lighter painted areas; 1ply paper, gelatin silver print 15 x 12 inches, trimmed along edges, outside of image area; scattered cracking to emulsion due to artistic process, with no loss of paint;  former adhesive residue visible in margins and entire verso.  Double-hinged to mat board with archival linen tape.  Framed under glass to an overall size of 23.75 x 20.25 inches.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2012
    13th-14th Saturday-Sunday
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