"No Passing, Saturday Evening Post Cover"   Lot no. 3116

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By Stevan Dohanos (American- 1907-1994)

1954 (Estimated)
26 1/8" x 20"
Gouache on Paperboard
Signed Lower Left

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Saturday Evening Post, October 9, 1954, cover illustration. 


Exhibited:

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA: Rockwell and Realism in an Abstract World. June 17, 2016 - October 29, 2016. Link to Exhibit Page

 

[From the editors of the October 9, 1954 issue of the Post] Grandpa and Grandma Chugchug, bless their elderly souls, are hurtling along on a holiday joyride. To which the subsequent motorists might well add, “And more power to them!” Oh, well, let the dammed-up itinerants repress their damns, for they’ll fetch loose in time, though not when the no-passing zone ends, for them fourteen vehicles will approach from the other direction. Now, who is right in this clash of desires: the people who want to get someplace, or the two who are where they want to get, out in the green land leisurely absorbing the beauty of the placid hills?

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