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.