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Original Illustration Art circa 1890-1970

Approximate Date: 1935

Medium: Charcoal on Paper

Signature: Signed Lower Right

Size: 26.50" x 29.00", Framed 46.00" x 38.00"

Lot No. 2851

Hiking with Dog, Saturday Evening Post Cover Study - SOLD By Norman Rockwell (1894-1978)







Finished study for the November 16, 1935 Saturday Evening Post cover 

The model for this drawing is Fred Hildebrandt. Hildebrandt was a fellow artist and a favored professional model among the New Rochelle illustrators. Rockwell and Hildebrandt developed a close friendship and even traveled throughout Canada together on a nine-day hunting and fishing trip. In addition to Man Hiking with Dog (A Walk in the Country), Hildebrandt served as the model for many other notable works by Rockwell including his Yankee Doodle mural at the Nassau Inn in Princeton, New Jersey.


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