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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www.nrm.org

 

 

 

Directions

Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262

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(sw087) Eskimo Fishing Through the Ice

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Eskimo Fishing Through the Ice
FES Title:
Alternate Titles:
Date: 1900
Size: 20.25″H x 15.5″W
Medium: charcoal-on-paper
Type: student picture
Published: Drexel University Museum. Frank E. Schoonover at Drexel: Illustration and the Academic Tradition 1892-1903. Philadelphia: Drexel University, 1986: 60.
caption: Eskimo Fishing Through Ice
Inscription: lm: Frank E. Schoonover
Annotations:
Exhibitions: 1986 FES Drexel (catalog)
Comments: form 12/10/07; index; edit
Commentary: “In this drawing, Schoonover inserts a more exotic fisherman than before, an Eskimo, and views him from above in a bird’s-eye perspective. For these reasons, the drawing may date as late as 1903, during or after his trip to Canada, indicative of the mature work of an accomplished artist, rather than the less knowledgeable, earlier attempts at rendering figures in a landscape.” (Drexel University Museum, 55)
Provenance: Artist; Richard P. DeVictor, Kendall Park, New Jersey; Doe Run Valley Books, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania; The Bob Timberlake Collection, Lexington, North Carolina; Brunk’s Auction, Asheville, North Carolina (July 15-16, 2006); private collection
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