Lot 44: NORMAN ROCKWELL | He Sent Me a Parker Pen (Write Home Often)
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: oil on canvas
Oil on canvas. Canvas is wax-lined. SURFACE: in good condition, generally; while figures are crisp and clean, there is some scattered craquelure throughout white background; doesn't take away from image aesthetically. UNDER UV: Scattered crackle fill in background; figures are clean.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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Dimensions: 22 by 24 inches
Literature: Laurie Norton Moffatt, Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue, Vol. I, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986, no. A654, p. 503, illustrated p. 502
Medium: oil on canvas