Norman Rockwell, New Kids on the Block
Lot 112
Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978) New Kids in the Neighborhood sheet 10 x 13 3/4in; image 6 3/8 x 10 1/2in
Sold for US$ 15,860 inc. premium
Lot Details
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF LEEMARIE BERNSTEIN
Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978)
New Kids in the Neighborhood
signed 'Norman Rockwell' (lower right) inscrbed on mat 'My very very best wishes to "Abigail"(Mrs. Leemarie/Burrows/and her fine husband the doctor/Cordially "George," Norman/Rockwell'
acrylic on paper laid to board
sheet 10 x 13 3/4in; image 6 3/8 x 10 1/2in

Footnotes

  • This work is a study for an illustration for 'Negro in the Suburbs' by Jack Star in Look, May 16, 1967 now in the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachussets. It is a story of suburban integration in Chicago's Park Forest community.

    Leemarie Burrows Bernstein was an assitant art editor for Look magazine.

    We wish to thank Martin Mahoney of The Norman Rockwell Museum for his assistance in cataloguing this lot.
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