(0527) “Teach Two Goats to Play Bridge?”

527
“Teach Two Goats to Play Bridge?”
FES Title: “Teach 2 goats to play bridge”
Alternate Titles:
Date: 09/20/1912
Size: 26″H x 24″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Hay, Ian. “The Return to Nature: An Island Comedy.” American Magazine, February 1913: 41.
caption: “‘But don’t you think,’ continued Mr. Gale, perseveringly, ‘that we might train two goats to play bridge with us, or teach a turtle to sing, or something?'”
Inscription: lr: F.E.S. / ’12
Annotations: en verso on label on stretcher: “‘But don’t you think,’ continued Mr. Gale, perseveringly, ‘that we might train two goats to play bridge with us, or teach a turtle to sing, or something?'”
Exhibitions:
Comments: TP 3/28/02; 11/4/02; trany redo 11/21/02; NT 4×5; index; edit
cleaned and conserved
[in painting] in 2002
Commentary:
Provenance: Schoonover Studios Ltd., Wilmington, Delaware; private collection
Current Owner:
2016-11-14T10:38:02+00:00

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

413-298-4100 x 221