Norman Rockwell Museum

 

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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

(1544) Often Travelers Stopped for the Night

1544
Often Travelers Stopped for the Night
FES Title:
[no title entered in daybook]
Alternate Titles: Often Travellers Stopped for the Night and There Followed an Evening of Talk [1931]
Date: 03/30/1927
Size: 36″H x 30.25″W
Medium: oil_single-prime-lincanvas
Type: illustration
Published: Madison, Lucy Foster. Lincoln. Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1928: 32.
caption: Often Travelers Stopped for the Night and there Followed an Evening of Talk
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / ’27
Annotations:
Exhibitions: 1931 FES
Comments: TP 2/26/03; form 2/28/03; index; edit
Commentary: On a note card, Schoonover writes about this painting: “In this picture young Abe is about 6-7 years of age. Abe stands with a gourd in his hand. He is talking to the boy on the white horse. Abe’s father, Tom, with axe on shoulder, stands in buckskins. In the background is the Lincoln cabin.” (archives)
Provenance: Sold by artist to Wilmington Trust Company, Wilmington, Delaware
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