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

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

 

 

 

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Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262

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(0519) A Clean Shave

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A Clean Shave
FES Title: A Clean Shave.
Alternate Titles: “He worked with the air of a man who has come at last to some decision, turned to reach for the towel – and looked into the muzzle of his own gun, with his daughter’s resolute eyes behind it”
[1986]
Date: 08/17/1912
Size: 21.75″H x 33″W
Medium: oil-canvas-engrisaille
Type: illustration
Published: Cook, Grace McGowen. “A Clean Shave.” The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, November 1912: 64.
caption: “He worked with the air of a man who has come at last to some decision, turned to reach for the towel – and looked into the muzzle of his own gun, with his daughter’s resolute eyes behind it”

Larson, Judy L. American Illustration, 1890-1925: Romance, Adventure & Suspense. Calgary, AB: Glenbow Museum, 1986: 157. [not pictured] (catalog)

Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / B. ’12
Annotations:
Exhibitions: 1986 Glenbow (catalog)
Comments: [no information en verso] black and white relined with wax; [oil sketch for this is at Delaware Art Museum]; Glenbow #R624.3083

seen 8/03; form 8/21/03; index; edit

Commentary: While the final version of this work is en grisaille, its watercolor sketch, #519s, was executed in color.
This illustration was published as a half-tone plate engraved by H. C. Merrill.

Provenance: Artist; Helen L. Card, Latendorf Bookshop, New York; The Devonian Foundation, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (August 2, 1969); Collection of Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada [1979]
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