Norman Rockwell

Norman Rockwell, American, 1894–1978, Study for The Nightwatchman and The Wonders of Radio

November 5, 2014 - February 8, 2015

An enormous Norman Rockwell drawing, recently acquired from the Higgins Armory Museum, and depicting a guard dozing in front beside the armor, will go on view beside letters by Rockwell about the commission and WAM's painting by the artist, giving insight into both Rockwell's technique and showcasing the artist's gift for narrative.

Above Left: Norman Rockwell, American, 1894-1978, Study for "The Nightwatchman," 1962, charcoal and graphite on paper, Charcoal on paper study for the "Saturday Evening Post" cover of November 3, 1962, The John Woodman Higgins Collecion, 2014.142

Above Right: Norman Rockwell, American, 1894-1978, The Wonders of Radio, 1922, oil on canvas board, Gift of Sherburne and Penelope Rockwell, 2002.526

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