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

(2353) The Valley and Mountains from ‘Mad Bensley’s Farm’

2353
The Valley and Mountains from ‘Mad Bensley’s Farm’
FES Title: sketch = small color one done with palette knife for “The Valley and mountains from ‘Mad Bensley Farm’
Alternate Titles:
Date: 10/1944
Size: 10″H x 16″W
Medium: oil-on-board
Type: landscape
Published:
Inscription: lr: F.E.S.
Annotations: en verso: 2353 / B Oct. 1944
Exhibitions:
Comments: TP 11/13/03; form 4/2007; index;

Commentary: Schoonover chose certain farms and homes in the Pike County area in Pennsylvania to feature in his landscapes, often painting several views of the property. This is the first in his ‘Mad Bensley’s Farm’ series. This farm was located in the hills between Bushkill and Dingman’s Ferry. Schoonover painted three additional views of the farm and environs: #2361, #2382 and #2472.
Unlike most of his work, Schoonover used a palette knife on this landscape. (day books) For further commentary, see #2382.
Provenance: Schoonover Studios, Ltd., Wilmington, Delaware; Collection of Russell and Eileen Irwin (January 5, 1994)
Current Owner:
2016-11-14T10:36:06+00:00