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

413-298-4100 x 221

(2361) The Valley and Mountains from ‘Mad Bensley Farm’ Road

2361
The Valley and Mountains from ‘Mad Bensley Farm’ Road
FES Title: The Valley and Mountains from ‘Mad Bensley Farm’ road 3 afternoons
Alternate Titles: The Land of His Fathers (1962, 1965, 1980); Land of Our Fathers
[1967]
Date: 10/1944
Size: 28″H x 32″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: landscape
Published: Schoonover, Cortlandt. Frank Schoonover, Illustrator of the North American Frontier. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976: 180.
caption: The Valley and Mountains from Bensley Farm Road

Mecray, Pat. “Tocks Island Mars Boyhood Memories.” West Chester (PA) Daily Local News, 6 August 1975: 5.
caption: “The Land of His Fathers,” By Frank Schoonover, painted in 1944, shows Egypt Mills Valley in the foreground and New Jersey’s Kittatinny Mountains in the background. Cortlandt Schoonover says the proposed reservoir would rise just barely to the low point in the middle of the painting, an area about nine miles above the dam.

Inscription: lr: F. E. Schoonover / Bushkill ’44
Annotations:
Exhibitions: 1962 FES; 1965 Gift Horse; 1967 Gift Horse; 1980 Lancaster
Comments: TP 9/9/04; index
Commentary: For commentary, see #2353 and #2382.
Provenance: Sold by artist to Henrietta Schoonover, Middletown, Delaware [1965]; The Gift Horse, West Chester, Pennsylvania [1967]; Collection of Mary and Hank Davis
Current Owner:
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