Norman Rockwell Museum

 

Hours

Norman Rockwell Museum is Open 7 days a week year-round

May – October and holidays:

open daily: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursdays: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. (July/August 2015)
Rockwell’s Studio open May through October.

November – April: open daily:

Weekdays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Weekends and holidays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday Closings:

The Museum is Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

 

 

 

Admission

Members: FREE
Adults: $18.00
Seniors (65+): $17.00
College students with ID: $10.00
Children/teens 6 — 18: $6.00
Children 5 and under: FREE

Official Museum Website

www.nrm.org

 

 

 

Directions

Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262

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(0278) Running Rapid

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Running Rapid
FES Title: Running Rapid
Alternate Titles:
Date: 10/30/1906
Size: 0″H x 0″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas_FullBR
Type: illustration
Published: van Dyke, Henry. “A Holiday in a Vacation.” Scribner’s Magazine, January 1907: 9.
caption: Our canoes go with the river, but no longer easily or lazily. – Page 6

van Dyke, Henry. Days Off and Other Digressions. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1907: frontispiece.
caption: Our canoes go with the river, but no longer easily or lazily.

______. Leather Ed. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1911: frontispiece.
caption:

[same]

“Scribner’s Presents.” Scribner’s Magazine, January 1937: 77.
caption: ‘Our canoes go with the river, but no longer easily or lazily.’ Drawn by F.E. Schoonover for ‘A Holiday in a Vacation’ by Henry van Dyke, January,1907

Apgar, John F., Jr. Frank E. Schoonover, Painter-Illustrator: A Bibliography. Morristown, NJ: John F. Apgar, Jr., 1969: 15.
caption: In the White Water. Illustration from the story A Holiday Vacation by Henry Van Dyke, Scribner’s Magazine, April 1907. The illustration also appears in the book Days Off published by Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1907.

Inscription: lr: F.E. Schoonover
Annotations:
Exhibitions:
Comments: index; edit
The Board of Education, Wilmington, DE (June 14, 1944); reportedly stolen [1976]; not known.
Commentary: Schoonover donated this painting for the ‘Book and Author War Bond Rallies’ auction which was held on June 14, 1944 at The Playhouse in the Hotel du Pont in Wilmington, Delaware. Bought by the Wilmington Savings Fund Society, it was donated to The Board of Education, Wilmington, Delaware. In 1976, this painting was reported as missing and it had not been located by publication of this book. Information was requested in the Maine Antique Digest June 2005: 31-B. (archives)
Provenance: Donated by artist to The Wilmington Book and Author War Bond Committee, Wilmington, Delaware; Wilmington Savings Fund Society, Wilmington, Delaware (June 14, 1944); Board of Education, Wilmington, Delaware; not known
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