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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(0753) He Was Watching the Ghostly Sand Crabs

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He Was Watching the Ghostly Sand Crabs
FES Title: He was watching the ghostly sand crabs
Alternate Titles:
Date: 11/09/1916
Size: 27″H x 38″W
Medium: oil_single-prime-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Knight, Leavitt Ashley. “The Thief in the Night.” Collier’s Weekly, 16 December 1916: 14.
caption: He was watching the ghostly sand crabs flit about him, and saying: “She’s gone. She’ll never come back!”
Inscription: mr: FES / ’16
Annotations:
Exhibitions:
Comments: index; edit
Commentary: The reversed inscription in the publication is evidence that the painting was printed in reverse in Collier’s Weekly. Shortly after it was published the illustration was overpainted with #775. (day books)
Provenance: See #775
Current Owner:
2016-11-14T10:37:39+00:00