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

413-298-4100 x 221

(2345) Flagler’s Drugstore

2345
Flagler’s Drugstore
FES Title: Druggist picture
Alternate Titles:
Date: 08/07/1944
Size: 22.75″H x 27.72″W
Medium: oil-on-gesso-board
Type: subject picture
Published: “An American Tradition.” Ketterlinus, 1943: poster.
caption: From early days the druggist, affectionately known to “Doc,” has combined human knowledge with professional skill to make his store a neighborhood centre
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover
Annotations:
Exhibitions:
Comments: TP 10.18.07
Commentary: In the post-script of a letter to Ketterlinus on January 19, 1945, Schoonover writes, “
[The] store has changed little (except for soda counter) – shelves all the same as in 1870. ‘Doc’ in picture [is] actually Uncle – Dr. LeBar who owned and operated a drug store across the street — a little west from the Flagler store shown…
And for your own information, the nice lady in the drawing [is] my mother – the nit-wit kid myself and the little girl, my sister.” (archives, correspondence)

Ketterlinus reviewed and approved the sketch version, #2343, but requested more color and finish on the final. Because the original oil painting has not been located, this image was taken from a poster of the final oil published by Ketterlinus for CIBA.
For further commentary, see #2343.

Provenance: Not known
Current Owner:
2016-11-14T10:36:06+00:00