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Extremely Rare Original Norman Rockwell Pencil Sketch of “The Milkmaid” - $400K VALUE

Extremely Rare Original Norman Rockwell Pencil Sketch of “The Milkmaid” - $400K VALUE

$ 175,000.00

Extremely Rare
Original Norman Rockwell
Pencil Sketch of The Milkmaid

Item Description
      The original Norman Rockwell pencil sketch of The Milkmaid that was featured in the July 25, 1931 Saturday Evening Post. The personalized message to his friend Fred Hildebrandt adds a premium to this piece. Fred Hildebrandt was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1927 to 1931. This piece measures 15” by 21” and is matted and set with a gold frame measuring 22.5” by 27”. It is accompanied by the original 1931 Saturday Evening Post cover which measures 9.75” by 13.25” is matted and laid within a gold frame measuring 14”by 20.5”.

Norman Rockwell’s expertise lies in capturing American realism; he was one of the most celebrated artists of the early 20th century. His charming illustrations leave viewers with the humor and simplicity of early America. Rockwell is most celebrated for his illustrations with the Saturday Evening Post, because they conveyed themes that many Americans found relatable. He continued a 47 year relationship with the iconic American magazine. In all Rockwell painted 321 covers for the Post. Most recently, a Norman Rockwell painting entitled Saving Grace sold at an auction for $46 million with other paintings Breaking Home Ties for more than $15 million and “The Gossips” for just under $8.5 million.

The purchase of this pencil sketch is your opportunity to own the work of one of the most famous American artists at an affordable price- it is a true gem that holds the attention of many appreciators of American contemporary art. Take part in the history of Norman Rockwell and the iconic Saturday Evening Post.  


Specifications of Piece

Condition: Excellent
Date of Origin: circa 1920s - 1930s
Material: Drawing with Pencil

15" by 21"

Appraise Value:  $400,000.00

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