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

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(2204) “Why Did You Come Here, Whiffit?”

2204
“Why Did You Come Here, Whiffit?”
FES Title: Galley 13- “Why did you come here, Whiffit?” “Just to be with you, Jim-
Alternate Titles: Jim and Whippet – on hill above post building – Midnight Bay (Second entry in the day books)
Date: 05/26/1938
Size: 8″H x 32″W
Medium: oil-on-Best
Type: illustration
Published: Mowery, William Bryon. “The Valley Beyond.” Country Gentleman, August 1938: 16.
[no caption]
Inscription: lr: FES / ’38
Annotations: en verso: 2204
en verso on label on stretcher: 5th Instalment “The Valley Beyond” #2204 / “Why did you come here, Whiffet? (May 1938) / “To be near you, Jim”
Exhibitions:
Comments: heading;TP 5/15/03; form 5/15/03; index:
Commentary:
Provenance: Sold by the artist to private collection (October 18, 1940); Christie’s East, New York (January 30, 1981); private collection (January 30, 1981)
Current Owner:
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