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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(1229) Watching the Flamingos

 
1229
Watching the Flamingos
 
FES Title:   Lining Pages
Alternate Titles:    
Date:   05/17/1923
Size:   18″H x 29″W
Medium:   oil-on-canvas
Type:   illustration
Published:   Munroe, Kirk. The Flamingo Feather. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1923: lining pages.
no caption
Inscription:   lr: F.E. Schoonover / ’23
Annotations:   en verso on label: Lining pages for the Christmas (Harpers) edition / of Kirk Monroes “Flamingo Feather” / Painting no 1229 –May 1923 / On back of canvas the notations are by A.W.R / Arthur W. Rushmore. It instructs the engraver to / reduce the picture to 13 5/8 wide and print in two / colors green and red. / Rushmore had charge of the special book publications / He was very much interested in the format of books / especially the typography. Since his retirement / he carries on his own publications at / “The Golden Hind Press in Madison, N.J.
Exhibitions:  
Comments:   digital image and permission from Cornell 2001; LSS in person 8/03; #60.005; index; edit
Commentary:  
Provenance:   Sold by artist to Samuel B. Bird; Cornell University, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, New York. Gift of Samuel B. Bird
[1960]
     
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