Norman Rockwell Museum

 

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Norman Rockwell Museum is Open 7 days a week year-round

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Children 5 and under: FREE

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Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262

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(2236a) Reaching the General Store, the Two Riders Swung to the Ground

2236a
Reaching the General Store, the Two Riders Swung to the Ground
FES Title: Reaching the general store – across from Tuffy and Vic – the two riders swung to the ground- and went inside – (Tuffy and Vic watch Hide-rack)
Alternate Titles: The Tucker Hotel; Pat’s Store
Date: 03/25/1939
Size: 30″H x 36″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Balch, Glenn. “The Long Trail.” The American Boy–Youth’s Companion, June 1939: 3.
caption: Reaching the general store, across from Tuffy and Vic, the two riders swung to the ground, while the big collie helped himself to a drink at the watering trough

Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 88.
caption: Tucker Hotel

Inscription: ll: F.E. Schoonover / ’39
Annotations:
Exhibitions:
Comments: form 11/19/07; index; photo; trany
Commentary: Schoonover not only used his family as models, he also included them in various ways in his paintings. Here, the hotel was named after the artist’s nephew, Tucker Myers, and the other building after the artist’s son, Cortlandt “Pat” Schoonover.
Provenance: Schoonover Studios Ltd., Wilmington, Delaware; Collection of Eric and Jeannette Stewart
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