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

 

 

 

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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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Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262

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(1665) Santa Claus in Balloon

1665
Santa Claus in Balloon
FES Title: Cover for Popular Magazine Santa Claus in Balloon
Alternate Titles: Santa Claus Aloft
[1965]; The Spirit of Christmas [1968]; Santa Claus [1975]
Date: 09/27/1928
Size: 30″H x 26″W
Medium: oil_single-prime-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Popular Magazine, 7 December 1928: cover.[no caption]

Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 198.
caption: Santa Claus in Balloon

The Brandywine Bugle, December 1975: cover.[no caption]

County Lines, December 1979: cover.[no caption]

Inscription: lr: F.E. Schoonover
Annotations:
Exhibitions: 1965 Gift Horse; 1968 Clubhouse; 1975 BRM Winter
Comments: per Mary Murphy–damaged by fire in ‘The Wooden Shoe,’in Chadd’s Ford (February 1, 1981) [7/04]. The painting was subsequently restored. info from 1981 appraisal – lad 2/03
DAM 6/24/04; index; edit
Commentary: This painting was damaged in a fire in ‘The Wooden Shoe,’ a shop in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania on February 1, 1981. The painting was subsequently conserved.
Provenance: Artist; The Gift Horse, West Chester, Pennsylvania (1965, 1968); Clubhouse Art Gallery, Media, Pennsylvania [1968]; Shirley Holland, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania (circa 1975); private collection; Heritage Auctions, Lot 78147 (October 26, 2013)
 
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