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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(0697) “You Know Now Why David Lied?”

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“You Know Now Why David Lied?”
FES Title: “You know now why David lied?”
Alternate Titles: Peace River Valley
[1921]
Date: 09/29/1915
Size: 33″H x 22″W
Medium: oil-on-Best
Type: illustration
Published: Marsh, George T. “The Land of His Fathers.” Scribner’s Magazine, June 1919: 759.
caption: Long the enchanted Gordon drank in the beauty of the picture. — Page 760

Marsh, George T. Toilers of the Trails. Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1921: facing 228.
caption: Gordon drank in the beauty of the picture

Inscription: ll: F E Schoonover / ’15
Annotations:
Exhibitions: 1921 WSFA
Comments: TP 9/18/02; form 9/18/02; index; edit; TP (after cleaning) 10.18.07
Commentary: Frank Schoonover and David Reinhardt, Jr. were fishermen and friends. Circa 1930, they struck up a deal in which Schoonover traded this painting for a collection of Reinhardt’s fishing poles and equipment.
In 1967, Reinhardt sold the painting to his son, David Reinhardt III. When he died it was inherited by his wife, Jane, the current owner.
Provenance: Traded by artist to David J. Reinhardt, Jr., Wilmington, Delaware (circa 1930); David J. Rinehart, III [1967]; Collection of Jane and George Gibson
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