"A Man's Wife"   Lot no. 1057

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By Norman Rockwell (1894-1978)

1939 (Estimated)
31.00" x 23.75"
Charcoal and Pencil on Paper
Inscribed and Signed



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Notes: Signed and inscribed 'To Steve Kovac/sincerely/Norman/Rockwell' (lower right)


Provenance: The artist. Steven M. Kovac, Hartsdale, New York, gift from the above. By descent to the present owner.

Literature: L.N. Moffatt, Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue, vol. 2, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986, pp. 688-89, no. S390a, illustrated.

The present work is a study for an unlocated oil painting, which was used as an illustration for Howard Fast's story "A Mans's Wife," which appeared in the February 1939 Issue of Ladies' Home Journal.

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