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    NORMAN ROCKWELL (American, 1894-1978)
    Missed (Four Sporting Boys: Golf), preliminary Brown & Bigelow "Four Seasons" calendar illustration, Summer 1951
    Oil on glossy paper laid on board
    10-1/8 x 8 inches (25.7 x 20.3 cm) (sheet)

    LITERATURE:
    L.N. Moffatt, Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue, vol. I, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986, pp. 310-11, no. A126a, completed painting illustrated.

    The present work is a preliminary sketch for the Summer image in one of Rockwell's wildly popular "Four Seasons" calendar series, Brown & Bigelow, 1951.


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



    Condition Report*: Vestige of old adhesive along all four sheet edges; spots of faint craquelure in negative space; stable surface; scattered small surface accretions along all four sheet edges; creased upper right corner; there does not appear to be inpainting under UV exam. Overall board dimensions: 12 x 9-1/8 inches (30.5 x 23.2 cm)
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    November, 2014
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