Tag Archives: Norman Rockwell

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Norman Rockwell painting, $1.68 million, Heritage

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Norman Rockwell painting, $1.68 million, Heritage

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A baseball-themed painting by artist Norman Rockwell that appeared on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post in 1949, originally thought to be a signed copy but then turned out to be an original, sold for $1.68 million at a Platinum Night Sports Auction […]

William Robinson Leigh’s iconic Indian Rider may bring $400,000 at Heritage Auctions

Comedian/philanthropist Jerry Lewis’ own, commissioned Norman Rockwell original art for ‘Cinderfella’ may bring $300,000+ in May 7 American Art Auction DALLAS – Offered for the first time at auction, William Robinson Leigh’s iconic Indian Rider, 1918, is expected to exceed $400,000 on May 7, in Heritage Auctions’ spring American Art Auction in Dallas. With its […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Revolutionary War chart, $141,600, Brunk Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1782 Revolutionary War chart of Yorktown from the time of Cornwallis’s surrender to Washington, sold for $141,600 at an auction held Nov. 6-8 by  Brunk Auctions in Asheville, N.C. The chart was deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Also, a preliminary sketch for […]

Telling America’s Story through the Art of Norman Rockwell and America’s Illustrators

Telling America’s Story through the Art of Norman Rockwell and America’s Illustrators Shaping National Conversation on American Illustration Art (1969 – 2014) By Laurie Norton Moffatt, Director/CEO, Norman Rockwell Museum From soaring ideals of freedom and social justice, to heartwarming and humorous moments of the commonplace — America’s illustrators defined the story of our nation […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Norman Rockwell painting, $22.565 million, Christie's

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Norman Rockwell painting, $22.565 million, Christie's

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Norman Rockwell painting, $22.565 million, Christie’s Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An oil on canvas painting by the iconic American artist Norman Rockwell, titled The Rookie (Red Sox Locker Room), painted in 1957, sold for $22.565 million at an American Art Auction held May 22 by Christie’s […]

“The Gossips” are Back in Town

“The Gossips” are Back in Town

“The Gossips” are Back in Town “The Gossips,” one of Norman Rockwell’s most popular paintings, has returned to Norman Rockwell Museum to be displayed for a limited time. Created by Rockwell for the March 6, 1948 cover of The Saturday Evening Post, the original painting was previously on loan to the Museum for over two […]

The National Museum of American Illustration: A New Treasure in Newport, Rhode Island

The National Museum of American Illustration: A New Treasure in Newport, Rhode Island – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2003 A New Treasure in Newport, Rhode Island Long shunned by art museums for their mass-produced works, illustrators have earned a home of their own in one of Newport’s most beautiful neighborhoods. The National […]

The Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge

The Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – November 2002 Stockbridge, MA – The Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge holds the world’s largest and most significant collection of works by Norman Rockwell, including more than 570 paintings and drawings and an archive of over 100,000 photographs, letters and materials. […]