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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Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262

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(2122) The Great Chief Dark Horse

2122
The Great Chief Dark Horse
FES Title: Cover design to open Schultz serial.
Alternate Titles: Chief Dark Horse; Indian on Horse
[1961]
Date: 02/29/1936
Size: 36″H x 34″W
Medium: oil-on-Best
Type: illustration
Published: The American Boy–Youth’s Companion, April 1939: cover.
no caption

Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 73.
caption: The Appearance of the Great Chief Dark Horse Stopped the Action

Southwest Art, March 1999: 128.
caption: Chief Dark Horse

Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / ’36
Annotations:
Exhibitions: 1961 Warehouse

Comments: Magazine cover too large to scan, so part of image is cutoff on the sides and bottom.
index
Commentary: This painting was submitted for a Country Gentleman article in 1936, but not used. It was submitted to American Boy Magazine in January of 1938 and used as the cover.
Provenance: Hamilton D. Ware, Warehouse Gallery, Arden, Delaware (May 1961); Santa Fe Art Auction, Santa Fe, New Mexico (November 14, 1998); American Collectors Art Auction, Scottsdale, Arizona (October 24, 1985); not known
Current Owner:
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