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    Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978)
    Home for Thanksgiving, The Saturday Evening Post cover, November 24, 1945
    Oil on canvas
    35 x 33 inches (88.9 x 83.8 cm)
    Signed and inscribed along lower center: Thanksgiving / Norman Rockwell
    Bears inscription on the reverse: P765

    Property from the E.M. Connor Post #193 American Legion, Winchendon, Massachusetts, Being Sold To Benefit Operational and Building Funds

    PROVENANCE:
    Monsignor Wilfred Tisdale, New York;
    The E.M. Connor Post #193 American Legion of Winchendon, Winchendon, Massachusetts, gift from the above, circa 1950.

    EXHIBITED:
    Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, January, 1989-June 4, 1990;
    Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, November 6, 1991-January 1992;
    New York Historical Society, New York, and elsewhere, "Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms," May 25, 2018-May 31, 2021 (as Thanksgiving: Mother and Son Peeling Potatoes).

    LITERATURE:
    M. Moline, Norman Rockwell Encyclopedia: A Chronological Catalog of the Artist's Work 1910-1978, Indianapolis, Indiana, p. 71, fig. 1-343, illustrated;
    L.N. Moffatt, Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue, Vol. 1, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986, p. 163, fig. C423, illustrated (as Thanksgiving: Mother and Son Peeling Potatoes).


    More information about Norman Rockwell, also known as Rockwell, Norman, Norman Rockwell, Rockwell, Norman Perceval.

    Estimate: $4,000,000 - $6,000,000.

    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
    Framed Dimensions 39.5 X 37.5 Inches
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    October
    15th Friday
    Auction Dates
    November
    5th Friday
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