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Norman Percevel Rockwell, Can't Wait, 1972
Color Lithograph, 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
Norman Rockwell (1894 to 1978) Can't Wait, 1972 Calendar Illustration for the Boy Scouts of America for Brown & Bigelow Co. 1972 Media print lithograph on paper
This limited edition offset print is an image rendered by Norman Rockwell entitled Can't Wait for the Boys Scouts of America. The print was used for the Boy Scouts of America 1972 calendar illustration. This print is a depiction of a Cub Scout trying on a very large Boy Scout uniform anticipating wearing one someday. The print has rich vibrant colors with a white border in pristine condition and has not been conserved. An outstanding features of this print is in Norman Rockwell's eye for detail that engages the viewer. The print measures 14 X 11 inches and is hand signed by Norman Rockwell at the bottom in permanent marker.
In 1924, Rockwell began painting what would become a half-century of calendar images for the Boys Scouts of America. Each of these featured a scouting-themed painting using models from his successive home towns of New Rochelle, New York, Arlington, Vermont, and Stockbridge, Massachusetts. The yearly calendar was published by Brown & Bigelow, one of the nation's largest calendar publishers, today the Boys Scouts of America own a sizable portion of the fifty-two calendar scenes which Rockwell painted.
Norman Percevel Rockwell, Secrets (Sister's Diary), 1976
Color Lithograph, 27 x 21 in. (68.6 x 53.3 cm)
*This color lithograph was done as a lithographic reproduction of Rockwell's original painting that was used for the cover of a 1942 Saturday Evening Post*
Site Size: approx. 24 x 19 inches Sheet Size: approx. 27 x 21 inches *Framed Size: approx. 38 x 33 inches This is a ten color lithograph, measuring 27 x 21 (sheet). Hand proofed, printed and completed in October of 1976 at Atelier Ettinger Inc. The edition consists of the following impressions on papier d'Arches: 200 numbered and 60 artist proofs signed in pencil by Norman Rockwell. An additional 35 examples, pencil signed in Roman numerals, have been reserved for the artist. There are 25 deluxe-signed impressions on Inomachi Nacre (Japon) paper. The edition has been printed from an image created by Norman Rockwell for the Curtis Publishing Company.