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

(1543) Lincoln On Fence

1543
Lincoln On Fence
FES Title: Lincoln on fence.
Alternate Titles: One of Lincoln’s Favorite Perches was on Top of an Old Fashioned Rail Fence
[1931]; Lincoln on Rail Fence [1954]; Abe Lincoln As A Student On The Fence [1977]; Lincoln’s Favorite Perch [2001]
Date: 03/30/1927
Size: 36″H x 30″W
Medium: oil_single-prime-lincanvas
Type: illustration
Published: Madison, Lucy Foster. Lincoln. Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1928: 68.
caption: One of Lincoln’s Favorite Perches Was on Top of an Oldfashioned Rail Fence

______. New York: Hampton Publishing Company, 1928: 68.
caption: [same a above]

Donna Lawrence Productions, and New Salem Lincoln League. Turning Point Lincoln’s New Salem. [Louisville, KY]: Donna Lawrence Productions Inc, 1992.

Tarbell, Ida M. Abraham Lincoln & His Ancestors. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1997: cover.

Inscription: ll: Frank E. Schoonover / ’27
Annotations:
Exhibitions: 1931 FES; 1954 Peoples; 1967 WSFS (title unverified); 1977 FES; 2001 FES
Comments: TP; non-trany 4×5; index; edit
Commentary: Schoonover writes on a card: “One of his [Abe Lincoln’s] favorite perches was on top of a worm fence – and he often carried a book to the fields. About the first to go was Aesop’s Fables.” (archives)
Provenance: Artist; Helen L. Card, Latendorf Bookshop, New York (as of June 19, 1961); Wilmington Savings Fund Society, Wilmington, Delaware

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