Norman Rockwell Museum

 

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

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Rockwell’s Studio open May through October.

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The Museum is Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

 

 

 

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Adults: $18.00
Seniors (65+): $17.00
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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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(2409) Back Road Towards Chamberlain’s

2409
Back Road Towards Chamberlain’s
FES Title: Back Road towards Chamberlains / near intersection of ‘Valley of his Fathers’
Alternate Titles: Land of His Fathers
Date: 10/02/1946
Size: 28″H x 32″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: landscape
Published:
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / B. Oct. 1946
Annotations: en verso: Bushkill 2409 / October 3 – 1946 / Road to / “The Land of his Fathers” / Pike Co. Pa. Highway – About 3 miles from Bushkill / 1638
Exhibitions: 1977 FES
Comments: restretched (db); Digital 9/30/04; index
Commentary: Schoonover notes that this landscape was originally “painted for Immanuel Church, but the frame ordered by the church was too large.” To solve the problem, he painted a duplicate for the church (#2411) to fit the frame they had purchased. Subsequently, this painting was sold to Mrs. Burns, a fellow communicant in Immanuel Church, Highlands, on July 17, 1948. It is painted over #1638. (day books)
See #2433 and #2435 for additional views of the same stretch of road that ran from Bushkill to Milford, Pennsylvania.
Provenance: Sold by artist to Mrs. Burns, Wilmington, Delaware (July 17, 1948); descended in family to private collection
Current Owner:
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