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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(1100) Fight!

 
1100
Fight!
 
FES Title:   ‘Fight!’
Alternate Titles:   The Brawn of These Lads Made the Pike a Match for a Pirate’s Cutlass 1979
Date:   01/23/1922
Size:   28″H x 37″W
Medium:   oil-on-canvas
Type:   illustration
Published:   Paine, Ralph D. “Blackbeard the Buccaneer.” The American Boy, April 1922: 7.
caption: The swiftest of the sailors laid hands on the pikes and whirled to cover their shipmates until all hands could be armed.

Paine, Ralph D. Blackbeard Buccaneer. Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1922: 82.
caption: The brawn of these lads made the pike a match for a pirate’s cutlass

Brandywine River Museum. Frank E. Schoonover, Illustrator. Chadds Ford, PA: Brandywine River Museum, 1979: 37, 44.
caption: The Brawn of These Lads Made the Pike a Match for a Pirate’s Cutlass, 1922

Inscription:   ll: F.E. Schoonover / ’22
Annotations:  
Exhibitions:   1979 FES (catalog)
Comments:   index; edit 11/06; image from Randall House Catalogue 1992
Commentary:   This work was painted on old canvas #560. (day books)
Provenance:   Sold by the artist to Dr. William A. Morton, Jr., West Chester, Pennsylvania; Randall House, New York 1992; not known; Heritage Auctions, Lot 78127 (November 13, 2012)
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