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    NORMAN ROCKWELL (American, 1894-1978)
    Oh Yeah (Four Sporting Boys: Basketball), preliminary Brown & Bigelow "Four Seasons" calendar illustration, Winter 1951
    Oil on glossy paper laid on board
    10-1/8 x 8 inches (25.7 x 20.3 cm) (sheet)
    Signed in pencil lower right: Nor

    LITERATURE:
    L.N. Moffatt, Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue, vol. I, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986, pp. 310-11, no. A128a, completed painting illustrated.

    The present work is a preliminary sketch for the Winter 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; several spots of faint, minor craquelure in negative space; surface abrasion near lower center right sheet edge; lightly creased lower right corner; slightly irregular left sheet edge; under UV exam, there appears to be a quarter-size spot of inpainting near the lower center right sheet edge, as well as two approx. 2-inches long spots in the negative space on either side of tallest boy's (bandaged) right leg. Overall board dimensions: 12-1/4 x 9-1/2 inches (31.1 x 24.1 cm)
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