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

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(sw080) Train Scene

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Train Scene
FES Title:
Alternate Titles: Train
[1986]
Date: 1899
Size: 23.75″H x 17.25″W
Medium: charcoal-and-oil-pastel-on-
Type: student picture
Published: Drexel University Museum. Frank E. Schoonover at Drexel: Illustration and the Academic Tradition 1892-1903. Philadelphia: Drexel University, 1986: 45.
caption: 38. Train
Inscription: lr: F.E. Schoonover
Annotations:
Exhibitions: 1986 FES Drexel (catalog)
Comments: TP 5/15/03; Form 5/15/03; index; edit
Commentary: Schoonover had a penchant for trains. He rode daily from Trenton to Drexel in Philadelphia during the school years, often having to flag the express with a flag on a stick. In this charcoal drawing featuring the train passing men working by the tracks, he “employs highlights of white and the increasingly familiar Schoonover red. He also strongly emphasizes the diagonal perspective of the train on its tracks.” (Drexel University Museum, 44)
For further commentary, see #sw27 and #sw79.
Provenance: Given by artist to private collection
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