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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(2305) Marooned

2305
Marooned
FES Title: “Marooned”
Alternate Titles:
Date: 05/1942
Size: 35″H x 83.5″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: subject painting
Published:
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover
Annotations: en verso: “With apologies to Howard Pyle”
Exhibitions:
Comments: form 1/21/08
Commentary: Schoonover was commissioned to paint a copy of “Marooned,” a large oil painting by his mentor, Howard Pyle. Using vivid colors and dramatic lighting effects, Schoonover, like Pyle, dramatizes the plight of the solitary, marooned pirate on the beach. The scene evokes memories of pirate adventures that the artist illustrated and that have remained favorites in literature and the visual arts.
Schoonover revealed how he felt about completing this commission when he wrote en verso, “With apologies to Howard Pyle.”
The copy is slightly smaller than Pyle’s original. (day books)
Provenance: Commissioned by Marguerite du Pont de Villiers Ortiz
[1942]; inherited by Leland Crist; William H. Bunch, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania (February 2006); private collection; Pat Crocher
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