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

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www.nrm.org

 

 

 

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Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262

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(1561) Life on the Mississippi

1561
Life on the Mississippi
FES Title: Jacket
Alternate Titles: 1861
[1928]
Date: 07/06/1927
Size: 36″H x 28″W
Medium: oil_single-prime-lincanvas
Type: illustration
Published: Twain, Mark. Life on the Mississippi. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1927: cover.
[no caption]

DuPont Magazine, February 1930 : cover.
]no caption]

Twain, Mark. Life on the Mississippi. American Artists Edition. New York: Harper & Brothers, n.d.: frontispiece.
caption: Life on the MIssissippi

Inscription: ll: Frank E. Schoonover / 1927
Annotations:
Exhibitions: 1928 WSFA; 1931 FES
Comments: info this entry 1975 app – lad 2/03
index; edit;
Commentary: While Schoonover’s painting is used on the book cover, the inside illustrations were rendered by his student, illustrator Walter Stewart.
Provenance: Sold by artist to private collection; descended in family to private collection

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